Fatal Attraction – Social Media

There has been plenty written about the perils of social media recently, the scandal of celebs using their platform to advertise goods to their loyal fan bases, the horrific vitriolic comments targeting people's race, religion, gender or sexual orientation. What doesn't seem to be getting much coverage is the post of your Average Joe / … Continue reading Fatal Attraction – Social Media

Crash! Bang! Wallop!

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=j4Av4xAV600 December last year saw another major change for me, and my now fiancée. Christmas has always been my favourite time of year. The magic and excitement from being a young kid, the snowy weather - although admittedly I think this nostalgia comes largely from TV and the movies, the family time, eating too much … Continue reading Crash! Bang! Wallop!

Blood Is Thicker Than Water

"Family is not an important thing. It’s everything" - Michael J. Fox I have a really, really large family with some really weird complex connections. Like any family over the years there has been the odd argument or falling out, but ultimately we love each other indefinitely. My immediate family consists of my parents, Grandad, … Continue reading Blood Is Thicker Than Water

Success Breeds Success

“Researchers found that early success bestowed on individuals produced significant increases in subsequent rates of success.” - Sicence Daily, April 2014. I can’t necessarily disagree with the findings of the scientific study above. An element of my life would in fact back it up. I can’t deny that in terms of work, I have enjoyed … Continue reading Success Breeds Success

Your Courage, Your Cheerfulness, Your Resolution

What do you do when your world comes crashing down? The Ministry of Information produced three posters during WWII. The most famous being “Keep Calm And Carry On”, but one of the lesser known of the trio read; “Your Courage, Your Cheerfulness, Your Resolution, Will Bring Us Victory”. The stiff-upper-lip stoicism of the Victorian era … Continue reading Your Courage, Your Cheerfulness, Your Resolution