Where do we go now?

‘Where do we go now?” As I wrote that line, my mind when back to a Guns N’ Roses concert at Wembley Stadium in 1992 that I dragged my best friend along to.  Weren’t those easier times?  The sun was beating down on us. The venue was packed.  Masks were nowhere to be seen.  Heaven knows we need anti-bac for the loos! …

How training to be a qualified coach has been my COVID silver lining

Every now and again, usually when I am miles away and walking my dogs on the beach, I forget we are navigating our way through a global pandemic, and when I remember, it’s with a slight jolt back to reality.  However, it isn’t the same, intense, all consuming panic I felt back in March when COVID kicked off and life went into …

Live a less stressed life with Pamela Spence

Anyone who knows me, will know I love coffee.  It’s my morning brew.  My weekend treat with the papers.  It warms me when I am cold and the caffeine kick starts my creativity.  However, I know that too much isn’t good for me, but I struggle when it comes to herbal options.  I work with Pamela Spence, a medical herbalist, and …

Why being on TV was the end of a chapter

If you know me, you will know that over the past 11 years I’ve campaigned for awareness around hip dysplasia, a condition one of my sons has and one that led me to setting up DDH UK and writing my first book, Cast Life. We’ve helped thousands of people around the world and had reams of media coverage, but my …

It’s time to show up and shine

Show up and Shine

Mid-September.  I love September.  The air is fresh.  Apples are on the trees. The sea is cool. The notebooks are clear.  Even in the midst of a pandemic, there’s still hope and possibility glistening like spider webs in the morning dew.  I will be honest, I am excited about the rest of 2020.  The start of 2020 was a rollercoaster ride …

In Conversation with Verity Blake, Director of HeadOn PR

Happy Monday!  Where did the weekend go?  The sun was shining, we went to the beach and found time to relax after a really busy few days last week.  I try not to work weekends these days, I did have some admin to do on Saturday, but at the start of 2020 I was working all the time and it …