From Deep Within

It has been a week of lunches, meetings, coffees and conversation. And as each day has passed I have wondered at the diversity of people I have been sharing time with – from an old uni friend who I haven’t seen in years, to a new that I simply started talking [...]

By |2019-04-18T23:13:53+00:00April 18th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Daily Distractions

I am having lunch with a friend and I am running late. I’ve written multiple emails on my phone on the tube in, used it to navigate myself to the coffee bar, sent a last-minute text from the loo before I go to the table - and as I sit down, [...]

By |2019-04-18T11:56:44+00:00April 11th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

My Archie

On paper it was not a good idea, as many a friend advised. A dog? Really? How will that work out in your high-fuelled, traveling, work-filled life? Of course there were more who thought it a good idea. I’d grown up with multiple Labs, I adore dogs, oh and I’m a [...]

By |2019-04-08T16:41:13+00:00April 4th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Nothing Could Be Better

I’m a freelancer, so I often end up working in different places. At the moment I’ve got a bit of a commute to my job, and sometimes this can be exhausting. After a full day at work, I’ve still got to catch a train, wait on a platform, get on another train, [...]

By |2019-03-21T21:02:51+00:00March 21st, 2019|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Movies and Moments

It’s 8pm on Wednesday and I have just listened to over 2 hours of Jeff Foster talking ‘live’ on his streamed online course. Now many of you may think this is a strange way to spend a weekday evening, staring at a young man with a blank white screen behind him, [...]

By |2019-03-28T20:41:06+00:00March 28th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

The Power of Movement

As a child you’re constantly moving, whether it be on the playground, mandatory PE lessons, after school clubs or playing with friends. The benefits of childhood movement are widely recognised not only physically but also mentally. Scientist’s regard physical activity as a useful tool to help maintain mental wellbeing in a number [...]

By |2019-03-08T08:07:13+00:00March 8th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Posting Positively

When it comes to social media I have a passive approach – I don’t tend to post much about what’s going on in my life, but I do like to dip in to see what other people are up to. This can help to keep me connected to those I don’t [...]

By |2019-02-21T19:16:25+00:00February 21st, 2019|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Battling Busyness

I’ve been so busy recently Hubbers! I wrote a few weeks ago about all my various travels around the country. And, as an update, I have now fully returned to my London base (and back to my bed which I always sorely miss when I am away)… but the busyness continues. [...]

By |2019-03-01T08:12:59+00:00February 28th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Learning from Children

Tim and I, along with our colleague Russ, have been working in a school over the last few weeks – recording podcasts, and this week filming TV, with some delightful primary school pupils. It’s been a long while since I have been able to spend this much time with children. Whilst [...]

By |2019-02-07T23:11:40+00:00February 7th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

A Friendly Valentine

I have now been single for one year. And, as I have written about before, I’m very content with that. Yesterday was Valentine’s Day… potentially a day that has a greater impact on single people than those in relationships. Whilst couples may exchange cards, gifts and messages of love (I just [...]

By |2019-02-15T00:00:24+00:00February 15th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments