Day 48: Where You Are vs Where You Should Be

Ever wondered why you’re where you are now and not where you feel you should be? Perhaps you started out quite well, had a good education, made great plans for your life but somehow things didn’t turn out quite how you expected it to. Well, you’re not alone. In fact I am sure that this is a scenario many people can relate to. It would seem that life simply has a way of dealing us surprises. But are they really surprises? What I have learned in my short but quietly eventful life is that being prepared actually reduces these surprises. … Continue reading Day 48: Where You Are vs Where You Should Be

Memoirs of life in the box

I remember a time long ago, long before I had seen the wonder of streets awash with lights and the marvel of satellite and the Internet, long before I learnt to stop believing in magic and to fear people. Dad was always busy then, he thought he needed to give us a better life, and he did I suppose. Mum was always smiling, and thought a family should do this and should do that. She would put her hands gently atop both our heads and say to us “you must remember, as a family to always have a meal together, … Continue reading Memoirs of life in the box