Beauty all around us

It’s January. January sucks. It’s still cold, it’s still dark early, Christmas is over and summer still seems far away. It’s easy to feel glum in January, that’s why today, with the sun shining, I decided to re-open my eyes to the world and make sure that I was appreciating the little things. Even mundane … More Beauty all around us

Making change

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed it’s the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead I thought that I would start with that quote, it’s a nice positive thought, something to remember at times like these. It’s the start of the new year and we’re meant … More Making change

Good Will Hunting

I made it, I found all ten Williams that I was challenged to find and interviewed them to find out who they were, and why were they out and about in the royal wedding crowds. (Well, all apart from the two-year old) Without further ado, let me introduce Will, Will, Will, William, Will, Billy, William, … More Good Will Hunting

My Royal Wedding

5pm, The Mall, the night before the royal wedding Hair up, tiara on, wedding dress in bag, I ventured to the Mall. St John’s Ambulances lined up in a street beside the Mall. TV crews set up their kit half way up the steps to Waterloo Place. People were split into groups of no-nonsense Londoners … More My Royal Wedding

Royal Wedding Fever

Look, it’s happening. There is going to be a royal wedding, it’s going to be on Friday, I’ve already seen the flags and bunting, it’s happening. It will be a moment of history, whether you like it or not, so I’m torn. Do I ignore it, because frankly I don’t really care about the fact … More Royal Wedding Fever