Enjoy The Moment

What a gorgeous weekend it has been. The weather has been truly wonderful. I was cutting the grass this morning and was looking around my garden and thought to myself how lucky I am to be here right now enjoying the sunshine, listening to the birds singing and smelling freshly cut grass. We spend soContinue reading “Enjoy The Moment”

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My Summer Mix Tape

As I have said in a previous blog it is vital for our wellbeing that we have at least an hour of happiness. As you may have realised music is a great source of happiness and contentment to me. As summer is just around the corner and that the weather for the past week hasContinue reading “My Summer Mix Tape”

´╗┐Vialetters’ First Gig

On Wednesday night, we went to see Ben (my oldest) play his first gig at The New Adelphi (Hull’s iconic music venue) with his band Vialetters. As I said it was their debut gig as a band at least one member (Ollie, the founder member) had played gigs before, but they had never played togetherContinue reading “´╗┐Vialetters’ First Gig”

Hull City, My Boys and Me

My old Sociology teacher Mrs Turner, once called me culturally deprived. At the time I wasn’t quite sure what she meant (I suppose that could have been down to my cultural deprivation). When I became an adult I understood what she meant. I had experienced very few traditional male influences during my childhood. I hadContinue reading “Hull City, My Boys and Me”

Sea of Hull

It is official I am a work of art. Last night I was unveiled in the Ferens gallery in Hull along with over 3000 other hardy souls, who braved the ravages of an English summer morning last year. Last night whilst queuing to get in to the Ferens to witness my unveiling to the worldContinue reading “Sea of Hull”

Move towards a positive future

Move toward a positive future, not away from a negative past. When you are deciding to make a change in your life do are you moving away from something negative in you life, such as an unhappy relationship or a job that you dislike? How easy was it to make that change? Thinking and feelingContinue reading “Move towards a positive future”

Do you have the determination?

Martin Selligman calls it grit or character. Just because you have a goal and a plan will not mean you will succeed.  In a previous blog I asked the question can we be anything we want to be? The answer is yes, if you really want to be that and have the grit and determinationContinue reading “Do you have the determination?”