The World is a Mirror (or beauty is in the eye of the beholder)

I have come to the realisation that the world is a mirror for how you see yourself.  If you see the world as full of opportunities, full of decent people (with the odd exceptions above and below the curve) and can find something positive in most things or people; then you are more likely to have a positive self image. Continue reading

Absent Note

I’ve been trying to write loads of meaningful, insightful, highly intelligent posts lately but they have all failed due to lack of energy and brain-fuge.

However, I thought I’d better pop by and do more than read my feed: explain why I’ve been away for a while.  Firstly, work has picked up since the new year and I’ve been busy, busy, busy with phone calls around the world and stuff like that.  Secondly, and perhaps not unrelated to the first, Continue reading

Everybody’s Free (To Wear Sunscreen)

I don’t know where it came from but I suddenly found myself thinking about this 1999 single from Baz Lhurmann.  Whether it was from doing the Funky Chicken at my street-dance class or not I do love this single and thought I’d share it with you all and hopefully make you smile, or even lighten your day a little with these wise words.

The original article can be found here.

Snow Day!

Yet another reason why I love working from home… you get to have your cake and eat it, in that today I got to enjoy the snow as well as get work done!  This is even more valuable when self-employed as no work = no money.

After getting through my list of work for the morning, I headed out into the snow to take some photos: general snowyness as well as the animals in the snow.

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Not the 9 o’clock news

A bit of a different topic from the usual today, but this morning a couple of things brought together my musings over the last couple of days about journalism (or sensationalism as it appears to be these days), and personal responsibility as it applies to the press. Continue reading