Good news is no news

Good news is no news

For more years than I care to mention, my early morning routine has varied and shifted with the demands of my work. Sometimes I have cooked a hearty breakfast; sometimes I have thrown a slice of toast into my mouth as I leave the house.  On other mornings I have...
Clutter

Clutter

Our garage is being replaced: the old asbestos roof finally gave up, and the whole thing is getting a face-lift.  So everything that was in the garage is now stacked around the house. The dining room is like a scale map of the Grand Canyon in colourful plastic...
Giving it the boot.

Giving it the boot.

So, I finally did it. That pile I made, about four years ago and wrote a blog about,  clearing the physical crap out of my life. I finally got rid of it. Well, I got rid of some of it anyway. I still think my methodology for minimalising was sound, it’s just taken me...
Me and my Shadow

Me and my Shadow

I’ve been talking a lot about Shadow in the last few weeks… Probably because I’ve just completed a six-month ‘journey’ exploring my ‘psychological shadow’ and the ‘Jungian Archetypes’, where I got to spend a lot of time looking at the parts of my psyche...
The gift of simplicity

The gift of simplicity

For better or worse, I used to quite enjoy kicking back and watching Top Gear on a Sunday afternoon with a cup of tea and a toasted teacake. This was during the Clarkson, May, Hammond years and not the travesty of a show it became after Clarkson got a bit ‘punchy’ in...