‘It has been a shit year’. I found myself uttering that sentence to a very good friend of mine over a drink last Friday night. A hastily spoken sentence, but one I’ve resolved to look back on and regret saying. It’s been a tough year, absolutely, but a shit one? Most definitely not... January to … Continue reading Perspective
‘We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.’ – Buddha. I believe that the universe sends us signals, if of course we are entirely open to them, or at least willing to take notice of the pattern of events … Continue reading Enlightened… A Change in My Date Game…
Have you ever heard of Eat, Pray, Love? Now I clearly missed the bandwagon in 2006 and then again in 2010 when the film came out. It wasn’t even as if I was dragged along by it, and I got to jump on eventually, but rather that I just straight up overslept and missed my … Continue reading Book Thoughts – Eat. Pray. Love.
Last Wednesday, on a rather warm and humid summer’s evening in Eastcote, Nicola and I decided to try out a Hot Yoga Class, or Bikram Yoga, for those in the know. Now this was one of Nicola’s ideas this time (and I think this was a form of payback for me signing her up for … Continue reading Hot Yoga – It’s Better Than You Think
A man can be himself only so long as he is alone, and if he does not love solitude, he will not love freedom, for it is only when he is alone that he is really free. – Arthur Schopenhauer