Take Care

Often when we wish someone good-bye – we say “take care”. Like most language habits it’s trotted out unconsciously, just part of the sleep state we spend most of our time in. But is it worth pondering what “take care” might mean in your day? What would it be like to approach things with care? …

Living a good life

We all drift… sometimes an hour is lost scrolling (more on that another time). Sometimes for weeks or years. Pam recently read Julia Baird’s book Phosphorescence*.  One of the key themes that resonated with Pam was “Living deliberately” – it seems a sure antidote to “drift”. Julia Baird is a political journalist and presenter in …

Then the man (or woman) ain’t bright

One of my teachers was a man called Henryk who had worked in building, carpentry and eventually used to run gangs of council workers in the 70’s and 80’s. In those days it was an open secret that some council jobs were a haven of bludging, side projects, day disappearances – the kind of low …