Social Media: Which world do you live in?

I’ve lost count of the number of discussions I’ve now had online about the reality of social media. (Anyone else see the irony of that statement?  Yes, me too). I’ve also now had a fair few requests for more posts on the subject. Funnily enough this was all...

New Guest Posts

As many of you know this is not the only place where you will find my writing. I also guest post for various sites on a fairly regular basis. This week, however, there’s not just one but two guest posts written by myself which have gone live. The first of these is on...

Controlling the uncontrollable

For so much of my life I’ve tried to control everything. Relationships, work, creativity, circumstances. Even my faith. Yes, I’ve tried to control God. Sounds ridiculous doesn’t it? On the face of it it sounds patently absurd, no matter what your view of God is like,...

Enjoy the silence

Depeche Mode once recorded the song, ‘Enjoy the Silence’ – a great tune. But how much do we ‘enjoy silence’? In my experience silence is something that can be, certainly at first, very uncomfortable. Awkward. Strange. Thoughts rush through our mind, things from...

Mum’s story: Let not the children suffer

Today is Mother’s Day, and we come to the conclusion of my series about my Mother’s story. When she was first ill, she met with a therapist, and during that time wrote a lot of poetry in order to process what she was going through. In many ways today is the end of one...