“Be Happy” – yes, but how?

Is it me or has anyone else noticed that we are being bombarded by lists of instructions to 'Be happy/Be creative/Be patient' at every turn. Here is one such list I saw for sale in shop whilst on holiday These lists pop up all over the place. Twice I've seen them on shopping bags (but... Continue Reading →

The Hand that First Held Mine

This is the title of a novel by Maggie O'Farrell. We read it for our book group and discussed it a couple of weeks ago.  I highly recommend it for any one out there running book groups. (Or anyone just looking for a good book).  The story centres around two couples, Lexie and Innes in the... Continue Reading →

Finding the Still Point

The title above is the title of one of the most useful books on my bookshelf.  I have given away about dozen copies of this book over the years. It is by Gerald O'Mahony, and although it is published under a series title called Exploring Prayer, it is actually about understanding your moods.  It is... Continue Reading →

Just Keep Swimming

Dory, the little blue fish in Finding Nemo has to be one of my favourite children's film characters. She suffers from amnesia and confusion but somehow manages to hold on to her friends, her sanity and her sense of purpose, summed up by her catch phrase 'Just Keep Swimming'. In other words when you're not... Continue Reading →

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