Things I Want to Remember

Phnom Penh, Cambodia: December 30, 2018 In the space of one week I travelled from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh and from there, to Singapore – the freedom to cross …

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Everyone Is Feeling Something…

Christmas Eve 2018. For a long time I dreaded Christmas. On Christmas Eve 2001 I stood in a busy London bar, surrounded by friends and strangers, yet I’d never felt …

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The Jewels that are Buried Deep Within You

Remembrance Day, 2018. “The universe buries strange jewels deep within us all, and then stands back to see if we can find them” – Elizabeth Gilbert. Before I left London …

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Come Home to Yourself Through The Sacred Page

I love words. I love positive affirmations and books and stories and poetry and quotes. I know words can be cruel and empty and change the course of our lives …

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The Deep Work: Honouring Your Needs, Choosing Your Wants

It’s a beautiful morning in Vietnam. It’s barely 08:00am yet it’s already hot; a haze of humidity sits low on the neighbouring hills. I’ve left my room at the guesthouse …

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100 Words Of Now

Autumn Equinox 2018: Kyrgyzstan. “All we have is now, this moment” – Jessica Therrien. A dream achieved. Restless. Untethered. Love. Alone. Quiet. Freedom. Reflection. Family. Friends. Ache. Skype. Thin. Hungry. …

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Life, Stripped Bare

How often have you longed to strip your life bare – down to the foundation – to take only what you truly want, burn the rest and start over again? …

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Leaving London: Nothing Is Wasted

It’s noon on Saturday 19 May 2018 and I’m sitting in the BA Lounge at Heathrow Terminal 5, watching Harry and Meghan’s Royal Wedding on the TV whilst I wait …

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Spring Equinox Dreaming: Writing A Book

It’s dawn of the morning of the Spring Equinox and the only sound is my fingertips hitting the keyboard. Tap, tap, tap write a sentence or two, delete. Start over. …

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On Dreams and the Choices We Make

I’ve never been one for New Year’s Resolutions, and this year is no exception. However, I have reached a point in my life when I’m ready to bravely name what …

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