​Light and Life…Reflections​

I am breaking my 14 month blogging silence with a post inspired by the work of my good friend, photographer Ken Goddard. Whenever I see his photographs I am blown

Flying a Cessna, dining on the beach and experiencing an astonishing electrical storm: a birthday to remember!

A good friend of mine has just surprised me with the best present ever: an introduction to flying, in a CESSNA 172 four seater light aircraft. It was an experience

Music, emotion and the positive side of being run over…

At the end of May I made the headlines of the local newspapers, though not for the reasons for which I had hoped – testing my secondhand knowledge that a

How to develop self-confidence

If, like me, you were a shy kid, you’ve probably spent many hours wondering how to develop self-confidence. In this post I’d like to share with you my own journey

How to summon up positive emotions

I met a good friend for a beer last night and as we were talking and I was describing the new Conscious Learning course I have just launched and the

Just Do It!

I’ve just been recommended a book called The War of Art. Yes, I did write that correctly. You will no doubt be familiar with The Art of War by ancient Chinese general Sun

When the moon and people drift away…

Tonight I stood on the rear balcony of my flat and watched the moon, a swollen crescent on the ascent, gracefully sink behind the castle walls. I stared, enthralled, a

Pull Back the Curtain and Let Your Light Shine

A few weeks ago I started a new “daily ritual” which has increased my energy levels, awareness and general well-being immensely. Since I am lucky enough to work basically to

Fear and The Rewards of Stepping Outside Your Comfort Zone

A photographer friend of mine recently published a thought-provoking article asking how well we know ourselves, following an experience which pitted his professional and personal instincts against each other. Apart from

Life Purpose – a Reawakening

Every other week, on my way back from dropping my daughter off at school outside town, I always stop off to breathe in the fresh morning air and spectacular view