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Games I play on my Period

Donald Trump recently spread like dysentery onto our social media feeds due to his words about a woman bleeding out of her eyes or something or other and it bought into my awareness that some people are still afraid of menstruation. 1,710 more words


Living & coping with Epilepsy - with author Cara Coles

Cara Coles was thirty-six when she developed adult onset epilepsy. Within two weeks she saw everything she’d built – from a wonderful career in healthcare, to a busy exciting social life crumble around her. 1,701 more words


Curious about Mindfulness? Here & now is the place to start.

It seems everyone’s either talking or teaching Mindfulness these days. But what the hell is it and how does it benefit us as individuals?

Professor of clinical psychology at the Oxford Mindfulness Centre, Mark Williams, says mindfulness is ‘knowing directly what is going on inside and outside ourselves, moment by moment’. 552 more words


Who does the UK think she is?

The UK is experiencing identity crisis. We just can’t seem to decide what are principles are – what we stand for collectively. Or rather, our shifting principles are somewhat disturbing in their fluidity. 742 more words


Can we cultivate peace: thoughts on conflict

This is not a political piece of writing. Nor is it religious. It is my human-spiritual response to the photographs I’m seeing of the suffering human beings in Palestine (although it can be applied to any of the numerous pictures we see daily). 1,689 more words


My wish for you; follow your signs and risk slipping.

2014 has seen this blog desperately neglected. Why? I’ve been on a magical adventure that’s why. Well, that’s only a slice of the story. Most of the story has been spent inside my duvet den planning my next book, penning stories about strange birds (pheasants not the Kardashian’s) and finishing up my screenplays. 3,379 more words