January 2021 I imagine, like me, that you have been watching the state of the world in the first weeks of this new year, and feeling - possibly - a bit helpless. Hopeless even. So welcome to a dose of inspiration, because, you know, there is a lot that can be done, but in order to take … [Read more...] about The world’s a mess, but what can we do?
December 2020. Who are we kidding? But seriously, welcome to this newsletter which is full of surprises, and a special gift for you inside. … [Read more...] about Merry Christmas!
September 2020 Welcome to Fall-Autumn This time of year always makes me think of all the projects I haven't finished yet and the looming end of the the year! I have done quite a lot really but there are SO many exciting ideas floating around in my head that chosing what to work on every day … [Read more...] about Change of season. Change of focus?
August 2020. Bored I expect! And possibly more stressed by children, partners, work - or the lack of it. I don't think any of us imagined quite what this would be like week after week, month after month, with no apparent end in sight. Even with my medical background, I was very naive in the … [Read more...] about Five months of Covid! How are you coping?
I was raised in the countryside of Sussex, England, a place of lush foliage and rolling hills. I then spent decades in Australia, partly in the arid Outback, partly on the humid coast, and now live in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Canada, but whatever the place and the climate, summer … [Read more...] about What makes summer special for you?
Well, hard to know even where to begin to talk about the world right now... I used this quote from J K Rowling in the beginning of my novel The Greenleaf Project: We do not need magic to change theworld, we carry all the power we needinside ourselves already: we have thepower … [Read more...] about Imagining Something Better