Lots happening and finally picked up a bit of my own advice coming back to me today after I had said it to someone else when looking to support them, I think I find it easier to give advice than I do take it even when it’s my own! Two weeks ago today I woke … Continue reading Work, health and happiness
I don’t know if you have ever been in a car accident or crash but for a very brief moment in time all your senses are heightened and it feels like everything that is happening in slow motion even though time ticks along at its same old pace. Your eyes are wide open and if … Continue reading Environmental catastrophe or slow car crash syndrome!
Well it was my birthday on 12th July so had planned to go out with some friends for drinks on Saturday night which was great and ended with me safely home after a great night out. Then on Monday 12th July I had booked some time off work and met up with some friends for … Continue reading Birthday Bash
So I have just gone and booked a little city break to Ireland in Dublin. The accomidation we will be staying in is an appartment right by the bridge in the photo above. I am so excited and it was a little bit of an impulsive holiday booking for me and a good friend to … Continue reading It’s all about the timing!
I had my second Covid-19 jab over the weekend all went well and no ill effects from my second oxford astrazeneca vaccine injection. I am incredibly grateful to the NHS staff and volunteers that have helped deliver millions of vaccinations in the UK and covered over 50% of the adult population with 2 injections now … Continue reading 2nd Covid-19 jab done & how I feel about that
So I have just renewed my membership of Moor Trees a fantastic rewilding charity based here in Devon. Their long term vision is for a Wild Heart of Dartmoor, a core zone that is predominantly wooded and largely shaped by natural processes, but combined with low density grazing. The core zone would be surrounded by … Continue reading Ecological Spring cleaning
Exeter (my city), Devon (my county) and the rest of the UK (my country) held elections yesterday and many of the results have been announced today. I voted for the green party where I live and I am very pleased to say that a green party councillor called Amy Sparling won the local ward on … Continue reading From small acorns do mighty oaks grow
So I went on a train trip down to Cornwall, a couple of weeks ago, where I was able to celebrate Christmas, Easter and pubs reopening all in one week with my parents. I also even found time to get my hair cut for the first time in 6 months to ensure that I no … Continue reading The weighting game
The following definitions of democracy are commonly understood and accepted Government by the people especially: rule of the majority A government in which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised by them directly or indirectly through a system of representation usually involving periodically held free elections. All that sounds very straight forward … Continue reading All people should be treated equally
A day of mixed emotions today I have been advised that I no longer needed to shield and so stepped out of my home and walked to work this morning and returned to the office. Its the first time I have walked into Exeter since I had my coronovirus jab, so things on the up … Continue reading A day to remember them