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Category Archives: Thoughts

The Games {response}

Well, that surprised me. I have always enjoyed watching professional sport, but I didn’t expect to be as totally swallowed up by the Olympics as I was. I cheered, I cried, I had to step away from the screen when my heart rate went up too much….and I was completely inspired. I was in Rome […]

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Travel {the value}

‘The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.’ Samuel Johnson This week, I have been in the ancient city of Rome. With Jake in Belize, Helen in the Bahamas and thousands of athletes and supporters descending on the Olympics […]

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David Attenborough {hero}

I’m sitting in the Bahamas, looking out on the caribbean sea, waiting for my friends to arrive – and then I’ll get to go diving and see some of the natural world I’ve not seen before. As I sit here, I’m listening to my hero talking about why what I do is important – why […]

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Shed dreaming {a place to find ideas}

I have a thing about sheds. I have done for a long time. When I was little, I went through a phase of trying to persuade my dad to let me clear out the garden shed and set myself a little art studio in there. It never went that far, but I did sometimes squeeze […]

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