Stop Fidgeting!

I have to admit. This is something I say to my children – primarily my eldest daughter – more often than I would like. Whenever I am trying to put her hair up, read a book, she’s eating her dinner, you name it, she fidgets. But that’s not really the point of this post. I […]

Comparison will only make you sad

Comparison and jealousy are innate in us humans, as well as animals as a whole. I would imagine it is part of our survival instinct. When we existed in a survival of the fittest environment, having more would almost always have been better. It must also be linked to primative attraction, as attracting a partner […]

Pressure: It’s all in your head

Pressure is a funny thing. We tend to think that some people thrive under it, and others crumble. But can we actually define what it is? ¬†What constitutes the thing we all know as pressure, and under what circumstance is it created? Google define’s pressure in two ways: continuous physical force exerted on or against […]

Taking an Empathetic View to the Economy

In an election campaign there is always focus placed on the economy, both good and bad. We have heard more than ever about this in recent times due to the nauseating talk about Brexit (be if hard, soft, or part baked). Will it be good for the economy, bad for the economy, indifferent? Of course […]

Becoming a Gin Drinker

For as long as I have been an ‘adult’ I have been a beer drinker. I’ve never really felt the allure of any other drink, but love a good glass of beer. I have tried other drinks, of course, but nothing has ever come close tot he satisfaction of an ice cold beer after a […]

No Fear Here

For those that haven’t worked it out from my posts and tweets, I live in the beautiful North West of England and work in Manchester. An area of rich in history. Rich in culture. And poor in weather… Last week Manchester became the focus of the worlds media when it was subject to a deplorable […]