Celebrating Womenhood: International Women’s Day Leave a comment Read more »

Celebrating Womenhood: International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day. A day, which was created in 1911 to commemorate the role that women play in society. You may wonder why we should be reminded of the role that women play in society. Is it not obvious that inequality is still…


"J'apprends" or "I learn" Leave a comment Read more »

“J’apprends” or “I learn”

It is never too late to learn. It is never too late to look at something from a different perspective. It is never too late to learn a new insight, which may even be about you, as life is a continuous learning journey. I am…


S.I.P (Single Important Person) 2 Comments Read more »

S.I.P (Single Important Person)

“You’re selfish, as you are always taking care of your needs first”. I heard this sentence being spoken to me and I did not react. I did not react in a negative way, which may have consisted of me getting either upset or defensive. I…


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Listen to your heart

Often when I am making a decision, I will either use my [rational] mind or connect more with my emotional [heart] side. With both of these it can provide either the same answer, or opposing views. Recently, I was thinking about making decisions; as it…


Which religion do you believe in? 8 Comments Read more »

Which religion do you believe in?

Religion is not usually a topic that I would write about, but I was asked my thoughts on this by one of my readers.  So here it is Shana, religion – one of the dinner table discussion taboos! In terms of religion, I grew up…


The House of Fear 2 Comments Read more »

The House of Fear

There is an epidemic going about. It begins with the letter ‘F’, fear. In the world we live in, change is inevitable. There are always new things to learn and discoveries. We have seen this with some of the great inventions, from the steam trains…


Mr Spectator 4 Comments Read more »

Mr Spectator

At the beginning of this week, in the world of celebrity, there has been a lot buzz around the recent marriage of pop star Cheryl Fernandez-Versini (formerly known as Cheryl Cole). You may be thinking, why I am opening with a news story about celebrity…


Maya Angelou - let's celebrate interconnectness Leave a comment Read more »

Maya Angelou – let’s celebrate interconnectness

This afternoon, I heard the news that Maya Angelou has died. Although I did not know her personally, it was sad to hear this news. I loved that she was also a fellow artist: being an author and poet. I remembered watching some of her…


Are you fired up? Leave a comment Read more »

Are you fired up?

What is it that keeps you going? What is it that gives you fire in your stomach to start something new? What gets you so excited that you want to jump up and down?   A good question to ask always is: how are you…


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Sorry

  “Je regrette,” “je suis désolé”, “My dearest regrets”, “I’m so sorry to hear that…” and “Unfortunately”. You may wonder what is with all the regret and being sorry; and why I have it expressed in French.  In answer to the first, the word sorry…


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