Category Archives: change

3000 miles: the why

It’s well into an October evening. I’ve just finished an interview for my website (which you can find here, if you’re interested) and a final question is ringing in my ears. Unexpectedly, it was one that was asked of me: … Continue reading

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Functional fitness

I was a member of a gym for a period of time when I lived in a busy city and knew that the location wouldn’t inspire me to go out running.  I think another reason was that I’d never been … Continue reading

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Advent: the power of the countdown

For me, and I’m sure lots of others, advent marks the start of Christmas. Not the commercial “book your party now” or  “order now for xmas delivery” that seems to start in August, but a period of reflection to consider … Continue reading

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Seasons

I’m studying on a part time course, which happens roughly one weekend in four.  Inevitably this means I’m stuck in a classroom whenever the weather is good.  It’s usually been a damp, grey week and if the forecast is good … Continue reading

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Ready for anything

“Why am I here?” is a question a lot of people were asking.  Not so much in the philosophical sense, but more in a practical sense.  It was not long after 8am on a January morning.  There was still snow … Continue reading

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Liminality

Liminal: Of or relating to a transitional or initial stage of a process. Occupying a position at, or on both sides of, a boundary or threshold This is a word I came across recently thanks to Marianne Cantwell from Free … Continue reading

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A change is as good as a break

Autumn weather has hit us with a vengeance for the last couple of weeks.  Not the good kind: bright mornings, with the sun enhancing the golden colours of the trees; the other kind: grey skies, and rain, lots of rain. … Continue reading

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