Rod Stewart, My Brother and Me

As listeners to one of the festive episodes of the podcast will know, Rod Stewart is my brother’s favourite singer and he (my bro) takes much stick in my family for being stuck in his heyday musically, and stuck in Rod’s heyday too. Rod is famous for not wanting to talk about it. My brother too, except under certain circumstances which you can never completely predict although, after all these years, I can tell you when it’s odds on. Nevertheless he would be the first to say he likes to keep us in anticipation, on our toes. He wouldn’t want […]

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Dreaming, Writing, Thinking, Talking, Listening

With thanks to @WhatKeepsMeSane on Twitter, I read this little inspirational quote from Joan Didion which got me thinking creatively: “Was it only by dreaming or writing that I could find out what I thought?” Hmm. Well, yes, those are two ways. In fact I just woke from a dream with a brilliant idea for one of my businesses and I find this does tend to happen. The key is to take action in that very moment, which isn’t always practical. If you’ve woken to the alarm clock, for instance, at 7 a.m. and you’ve got to Get This Show […]

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