Europe is the best

hello friend Brexit. It’s happening today. I’m sad. I’ve been lucky enough to travel around Europe over the past 10 years and it’s always been a fascinating, changing, warming and joyous thing to do. I’m a better person for experiencing Europe. I’ve listened and learned from alternative points of view. I’ve considered new ideas. I’ve […]

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Worry dipping

hello friend It is Friday. How was your week? Mine has been an exercise in anxiety management. Tomorrow morning I’m voluntarily going for an open water swim (probably a dip). It is cold enough right now that standing around in just shorts would be considered silly. Walking into a lake would be an absurd idea. […]

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The shadows

hello friend It’s Friday. Did you have a good week? I’ve been trying out a mood tracking app called Moodpath to ask me questions randomly throughout the day and track my mood. Most times I say I feel blank. Not empty. Just blank. Devoid of emotion. Today though it’s sunny and I’m off to an […]

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The Netherlands

hello friend Happy New Year. Did you have a good time? I hope it is what you needed and not what society expected. We spent a few days post Christmas and pre-New Year in Amsterdam followed by New Year in The Hague. It has been interesting and quite different to our previous trip up here. […]

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