Sacrificing TV For My More Important Life Goals

Here I am, back in this place. I’ve been here before; it’s familiar to me as this is not the first time around. When I was moving from being an accountant to becoming a coach, there was so much work to do with a foot in both camps; it was like working double time. Something had to give and, after an inspirational holiday on Skyros, I decided it would be the TV. My coach training required me to work in the evenings and at weekends and not being able to keep up with TV programmes I loved just became an […]

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TFTD21: “All My Life I’ve Dreamed…”

“All my life I’ve dreamed of performing in front of big audiences and tonight I get the opportunity to do that.”  James Arthur, Winner, X Factor 2012 What’s the moral of this story? All my life I’ve dreamed… 1. Enter the fray, enter the arena, enter the competition, step up, do something brave (even if nobody notices except you) and 2. Never ever ever give up on your dreams

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Caribbean Christmans 9 – Coconut Shrimp & Frozen Cocktails

A quiet day at home by – and in – our own pool.   It’s small but perfectly formed and although it doesnt get the sun all day, it gets more than enough in these somewhat fierce sun conditions and it overlooks the lagoon.   The lapping of the water just over our terrace is the most wonderfully relaxing sound I can think of. I promise I will eventually get around to getting my camera out of the safe and taking some photos to share with readers – soon. I was able to finish my second novel, a Jodi Piccoult, and start […]

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