Remove the mask

Remove the mask

One of the ways in which my 24-year-old son and I bond and catch up with each other is over a midweek supper (at my house!) and a movie, usually at the local Odeon.  It’s often a challenge finding a movie we can both watch.  As he agreed to watch A Star is Born for me...
Learning to say no

Learning to say no

The British are notorious for saying sorry and we often apologise for other people’s mistakes, such as being bumped into. However, on my recent holiday to America, I noticed that this trait is even more prevalent there.  You don’t even need to bump into someone for...
Rejection Cuts the Deepest

Rejection Cuts the Deepest

“Rejection doesn’t mean that you aren’t good enough; It means the other person failed to notice what you have to offer.” Our deepest fear as human beings is the fear of rejection. Reject a baby and it will die physically or fail to thrive...
That Cup of Poison

That Cup of Poison

“Freedom means making your own choices” Daenerys (Game of Thrones Quote) Game of Thrones is my guilty pleasure for TV viewing.  As the various ‘Houses’ (families and tribes) fight each other to win control of the seven kingdoms there is not much mercy...
The New Old

The New Old

Did you know that the Queen sends out 18 times as many 100 Year Birthday telegrams as she did when she ascended to the throne in 1952?   Yes, that’s right. Today is the era of the 100 Year Old supermodel and 89 year old media star (check out Baddie Winkle,...