The Power of One

You may have seen the You Tube video that shows this one man who begins dancing alone on a hill at a music festival. At first, I thought to myself, “He’s brave. He’s obviously on drugs or something.” I also reminded myself that there is no way I would ever do something that outlandish. Ever. Not in front of…

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A Tiny Speck at 30,000 Feet

Yesterday I was on a plane travelling to Edinburgh. I don’t know if I have mentioned this before but I simply love flying. Thankfully, I have never been such a frequent flyer that I have ever got close to despising the departure lounge and even if I ever do travel far more frequently in the…

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From Struggle to Strength

If we are honest, truly honest, so much of our time here on this earth feels like we are having to overcome obstacles. Things like work/life balance, hoping our money will stretch further than we know is normal, praying that someone will recover from a sickness that is threatening to swallow them up completely. What…

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Sink or Swim!

After three months of training – largely consisting of me ‘re-learning’ how to swim the front crawl properly, it was finally time to literally take the plunge. I stood on the hill next to my wife, simply staring out towards the lake at Blenheim, shocked at the sheer distance between the launch pontoon and the…

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