My Mad Mother

Last month marked a six year mile stone for my mother. On Easter weekend 2012 my mum's life was turned upside down. She was diagnosed with a spinal tumor and told that she probably would never walk again. While, she is parlaysed from her armpits down this has not stopped her. Yes - it has... Continue Reading →

Finding peace in London

'Please mind the gap between the train and the platform,' the conductor bellows in monotone every morning at 8.00 am. Shortly after a swarm of commuters push past, leaving me squished up against the tube window. As the doors open at each stop, people spill out of the train as if a pot has just... Continue Reading →

Time for Quiet Reflection

Today was the Jewish festival Yom Kippur which means day of Atonement. It is one of the most important Jewish festivals. Personally, it is also one of my favourite festivals. Yom Kippur marks a time to be quiet and reflect on the previous year. Something which is important for everyone. A friend once taught me that the... Continue Reading →

London Life

While, I'm a sucker for nature and vast open landscapes, London is somewhat pleasing to the eye. These scenes provide us with an alternative nature; a man-made environment, a city where 8 million inhabitants go about their daily lives. The Shard is a 95-storey skyscraper - it is the tallest building in the UK. It has a snazzy... Continue Reading →

Make The Most Out Of Your Commute

On average Londoners spend fifty-five minutes getting into work (according to a Guardian article). That is just under ten hours a week sitting on the tube, bus or in a car… In other words most people spend at least 40 hours per month commuting. Think what you could do with 40 extra hours. You could... Continue Reading →

‘The Thinking Revolution’ by Dene Stuart

Nursery, Primary School, Secondary School, University and then what? Practically all of my life up until 2015 has been in education. Despite those 17 years of being taught, lectured and prepared for the 'real world,' when I finally left university, I felt  totally unprepared to enter the unknown. I didn't want to venture away from the safety... Continue Reading →

How To Cope With Caring For A Sick Parent

There comes a time in everyone’s life were we have to look after our parents. The very people who brought us into the world will need our support. This task is never going to be easy. Seeing our role-models, number one supporters and people we love most, ask us for help, is heart-breaking. Generally speaking, this... Continue Reading →

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