This was all I needed to put into my journal on the day. When my son came home from his childminder, and showed me this,...
I couldn't hold out any longer. It is late September. Rats or squirrels have started to steal my precious treasure. If I leave things much...
I’m currently reading the excellent Four Thousand Weeks by Oliver Burkeman and came across the idea of 'Pay Yourself First', but applied to time. I...
It’s good to put down your mobile phone Lawrie. As I write this the iPhone is king, a smartphone. You’ll probably have something that I...
I really, really wanted to love How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy. I battled stoically through hundreds of pages, every so often finding...
My favourite notebook is not a Bullet Journal. There I've said it. It might be a sun-bleached facsimile of Penguin Books "Man and Superman", with...
The moment that I step off the tarmac pavement onto the beaten earth towpath, the world closes in. I move to the side as the...
As we careered down the clay and gravel path, my son took both feet off the pedals and stuck his legs out sideways. I whipped...
I was afraid that I was going to miss the spectacle. The link with an event that has taken place, probably for millennia. Those first...
As views from your home, this is hard to beat. Yesterday, I met more than just one fisherman. Earlier on my route I encountered an...
On my long run this morning (6.97 miles - oh yeah!), as I passed underneath the beautiful old bridge, I came across a man fishing...
Every morning I get up and make three cups of tea. One normal tea with milk, one weak tea with soya-light milk, one biscuit tea...
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