What are you looking for?

The magic of taking a second look On my first, split second glance at this photo … I saw an autumn leaf resting in its crinkled colourful glory on a moss covered branch. On looking more closely, I discovered a masterpiece of nature … a beautiful moth with velvet wings! We ain’t seen half of it! It reminded me of an exercise I often do in my workshops. I start by asking the participants to look around the room and take everything in. The next step is to close their eyes and count the number of white things in the room. It’s amazing when I ask them to open their eyes and tell … [Read more...]

Dying to be me

Dying to be me by Anita Moorjani As you know by now I am big Hay House fan, and a fan of Dr Wayne Dyer. I have read many of his books and those of other authors from Hay House, including Cheryl Richardson, Debbie Ford and of course Louise Hay. So when I heard Wayne Dyer describing this book, Dying To Be Me by Anita Moorjani as a life changing book, then it got my attention. In fact, Wayne Dyer has described this book as one of the most important, fundamentally significant books of our time. So I had to read it. After all of that expectation, as if often the way when something has a lot of … [Read more...]

Review and renew!

This week is all about ‘review and renew’ … we celebrated the 25th anniversary of the charity foundation my partner Nicholas set up in 1987 to save the black rhino in Zimbabwe. Against the odds, they are committed to saving one of the world’s most endangered species … this week’s photo is dedicated to SAVE African Rhino and all their efforts over the past 25 years! Any milestone is an opportunity to pause, reflect and review our progress. For SAVE African Rhino, this week was about the past 25 years. We’ve reached a milestone too … it’s the half way mark on our journey of ‘One … [Read more...]

Ticket to freedom!

Five ‘shoulds’ in five minutes! UK Prime Minister, David Cameron appeared before the Leveson media ethics enquiry on television last night  … facing tough questions about his ties with Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation.   How fascinating it was to watch and listen as he defended his situation. As he justified himself and his actions, he gave a feast of  ‘shoulds’ … at least five in five minutes! Referring to the phone hacking scandal he said: “The incident with Milly Dowler highlighted the way it ‘should’ have been done.” “In a free market environment … [Read more...]

Standing for something!

I bet you can’t guess for the life of you, who was cruising down the river last Sunday afternoon?! More than a million people lined the banks of the River Thames to join the action; crammed in with cameras and Union Jacks … what a feast of pride and admiration as part of such a unique floating celebration! All were there hoping to catch a glimpse of one remarkable woman … Queen Elizabeth II, who stood on the deck of Her Majesty’s royal barge for three and a half hours, in the rain and chill of London’s weather. All for the river pageant part of her Diamond Jubilee celebrations. A … [Read more...]