Back to normal or forward to something new? Since the pandemic hit and lockdown took place I’ve heard a number of discussions around the subject of, ‘will things ever go back to how they were’? Some have posed the question slightly differently, asking, ‘when will things go back to how they were’ or, ‘do you think things will ever be normal again’ and 100 other variants of the same thing. I’ve also had many people share with me some of the helpful things that lockdown has brou
We’ve all got our favourite movie quotes or lines from a song that move us or resonate. Quite often I find such quotes or lines arise unexpectedly and so it was the other day when I was flicking channels and caught the final ever episode of the long running American sitcom Frasier. I’ve seen the series and episodes many times, including this final episode that I refer to now, however that very final scene always leaves me holding my breath, pondering his words and reflecting
t’s funny how certain words, especially when read can trigger other words, thoughts or meanings. As I spelled out and wrote the word FOCUS, immediate the words HOKUS POCUS came to mind and then the word MAGIC. That wasn’t the point of this blog so I will take a breath and (excuse the pun) ‘refocus’ on what I was intending to write. Imagine looking through a telescope, up into the solar system and checking out some stars, moons and other objects that loom in and out of focus!
Many years ago, in a land and time far far away.... …..Jo Rowling best known of course for her Harry Potter series but worthy of so much more recognition and appreciation than this. An accomplished author across many genres, philanthropist and motivator for many, she has last week released a story for free that she originally wrote many years ago for her children. The Ickabog is a story that she read to her children chapter by chapter each night and last week she launched thi