Whatever you may think, talk about the world coming to an end has always circulated - some might say, never more than now As someone fascinated by mystery and the unknown, I am especially taken at the moment with Past Life regression stories as well as predictions around the future. This has led me on … Continue reading THE EVENT – A NEW EARTH
Breaking the Mould is a term often used to describe an event where someone handles the familiar in a different way. Such is the case with the wonderful Miriam Margoyles and her fascinating series on middle and ‘real’ America – entitled Miriam’s Big American Adventure on BBC1. Not a journalist or documentary reporter, Margoyles … Continue reading Miriam Margoyle’s Big American Adventure is ‘Real News’
My love for documentaries and reality TV led me to this latest find - a raw, searing first-hand account of a farmer's life in a remote part of Vermont in North East USA. In the mix is alcohol, art, marital breakdown and threatened suicide - all given a place alongside the daily chores of maintaining … Continue reading Peter and the farm – all is not well
One day a seasoned councillor announces their resignation; the next, a virtual unknown moves in to keep the seat warm.
Running is one of my greatest loves and I am eternally grateful for having developed a passion for it later in life. Over the years I graduated from being a plodding jogger to half-marathon and multi-marathon participant, until the whole rigmarole of training and event running became too much of a chore. In the meantime, … Continue reading Running joys and Ronnie O’Sullivan
As much as this blog is concerned with the philosophical side of life, there comes a time when the real world as we know it is in such a state of flux, it is important to mark these events with a special post. So here it is. Right now in Ireland there is talk about … Continue reading Electing trustworthy politicians will free us up to appreciate each other again
Live life to the full again So much of the dialogue around growing older focuses on the negatives but what if we could change our mindset entirely to not only focus on the positives but also to really look forward to the ageing process as a second chance to live our younger life dreams … Continue reading Growing older is all about growing younger