Possibly the quickest year ever… yet one that has brought so many challenges. I really can not believe the journey I have been on and the help I have received from so many sources. I can not thank them all enough. I will not dwell on the past or say what if. I will however… Continue reading One year on
“Enthusiasm is one of the most powerful engines of success. When you do a thing, do it with all your might. Put your whole soul into it. Stamp it with your own personality. Be active, be energetic, be enthusiastic and faithful, and you will accomplish your object. Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.” Ralph… Continue reading Heart and Soul
I am definitely a self confessed adventure gear geek. To me a rucksack is the equivalent of a new super-duper sound system or iPad (don’t get me wrong I’d love them too). There is something incredibly reassuring about having enough equipment in one rucksack to be able to survive and thrive (using the buzz words). This concept is also very sobering too as I contemplate whether we really need some of the trappings of modern day life, or is one bag enough.
Is obsessively wearing my step counter a good thing or one of those trendy annoyances?
Almost six months have passed since my stroke, and I had decided not to write about it anymore. Life is too important and looking forward is far better than looking back. I was extremely lucky with my recovery and I really do not want to be a moaner or a one conversation person- like Uncle… Continue reading To have or not to have?
Since the beginning of my recent adventures, I have been involved with two separate organisations: Different Strokes and The Stroke Association, with Different Strokes targeting their support towards younger stroke survivors. It is incredible the work that both these organisations do and I would encourage anyone to read the information about stroke and its effects… Continue reading An Observer to the World
What is adventure? What does it mean? To me it means living for now, being ‘brave’ enough to do what you need to do in this moment. We can all have adventures every day of our life, it’s just realising that everything we do is an adventure, life itself is an adventure. I spent too… Continue reading Adventure?