The Amazing New Thing

I saw this cartoon a few weeks ago in the New York Times called ‘The Amazing New Thing’ and it made me think of FOMO. An apparently recent sociological phenomenon standing for the ‘Fear Of Missing Out’, although you and I may know it as a variation of  the old adage ‘the grass is always greener’. However this latest in a long line of acronyms … Continue reading The Amazing New Thing

Being Away From The Noise In Granada

Hi There are many different reasons why we may want to get away from the noise of our daily lives and there are countless ways to help you do so. This blog is my way of doing that. I live in Granada in the south of Spain, write songs on my slightly battered acoustic guitar and laptop, teach English, coach people to be more confident … Continue reading Being Away From The Noise In Granada

10 Ways To Be More Motivated Today

Having problems getting motivated? Want to know the key? Or at least a few tips? In no particular order, here are a few pointers to help you move forward: Give yourself permission to believe what you want is possible. Be positive. Visualise yourself where you want to be What’s stopping you? Really? Get down to what it is. Face your fears and move forward to where you … Continue reading 10 Ways To Be More Motivated Today


Too Scared To Publish?

If you read the previous post to this Endless Blue Angel Mondays you may be wondering why I posted a short story as opposed to something about ‘inspiring positive simplicity’. Well, to be honest, I was trying to challenge myself to do something different in line with another previous post Another Day To Do Something Different. Although I’ve started a few short stories in my … Continue reading Too Scared To Publish?