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I am now Teaching online and 1-2-1 Teaching is back

I am now Teaching online and 1-2-1 Teaching is back

Opportunity for change - 1-2-1 Teaching is back In these uncertain times we have been feeling isolated. The AT is a fabulous tool - to rediscover ourselves with a combination of 1-2-1 teaching and online teaching. To be explorers with our constructive thinking and...

BIG AIR at the Pyeongchang Olympics

BIG AIR at the Pyeongchang Olympics

I just loved the Winter Olympics especially the Big Air final - the passion and the fear!  Launching into space - releasing into power.   The cross country skiing reminded me of my time in Finland where I went skiing in Lapland on hickory skis.  Mass ski cross and...

happy christmas

happy christmas

Dear all, HAPPY CHRISTMAS and a VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR. My Moorish courtyard is nearly finished and will be complete with olive tree and cypress trees by christmas day -  exactly as I imagined it would look.    It's so exciting to see what I had imagined come into...

Having fun – new ideas

First of all let me apologise for the content of my website recently - some rascally scoundrel had hacked into my website (twice!) and the content was offensive for which I apologise.   This isn't fun!  I hope it doesn't happen again! But now let's have fun - whatever...

Change means moving on ….

Change means moving on ….

Change means moving on – change means change!    Change is like moving house – when everything is in the melting pot – all that was familiar is suddenly new and different.   We have to reorientate ourselves.   We find ourselves driving on unfamiliar roads, and...

A Way of Being

A Way of Being

I was thinking about this the other day - what does 'a way of being' mean to us. For some it might mean mindfulness. For others it might mean attitude and how we treat others. It might even mean gracefulness in the way we move and go about our daily activities. But...

Are the doors closing before they’ve opened?

Are the doors closing before they’ve opened?

BLOG - Are the doors closing before they've opened? Are you afraid that just as the doors were opening for you and work opportunities were presenting themselves - you were seeing a bright future opening up before you, after years of hard work and study - the doors...

Taking on a challenge!

Taking on a challenge!

Watching the Rio Olympics shows up the courage needed for the athletes to compete at the highest level.    The athletes have to make a real commitment to the training which is TOUGH.   And then they have one day or one event in which to prove...

Are attitudes cultural or habitual?

Just seen the David Hockney exhibition - 82 Portraits at the Royal Academy. Fascinating!   The colours are fabulous, really vibrant.   The brush strokes free and wild.  But what struck me was that nearly all the women were sticking their chins in the air and shoving...

Externalising everything!

At one time memory was highly valued.   The Greeks and Romans had many techniques to enhance memory.   They had memory palaces ad infinitum.  They told epic sagas that lasted for days from memory.   There were very few books so committing information to memory was...