Tag Archives: life skills

Living with depression

I suffer with depression.  Or, as I generally prefer to say, I live with it. Thanks to the courage of plenty of people far braver than I am, and their willingness to speak out about mental ill health, that statement … Continue reading

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Down House: another day, another museum

I honestly don’t spend all my time in museums (incidentally, why is it “museums” and not “musea”?). But recently I’ve visited a fair few: in addition to this weekend’s expedition to  the London Canal Museum (which was the subject of … Continue reading

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Work:Life balance

Since I moved full-time to London, I never cease to be amazed by just how much there is to do on my doorstep, often at little or no cost.  Today was a case in point, as we embarked on a … Continue reading

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Keeping busy

The last couple of months have been fairly hectic.  Those of you who follow Facebook and Twitter may have seen a steady flow of images now appearing from my Remembrance Image Project, which is aiming to commemorate the centenary of … Continue reading

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A brief communion

London, let’s face it, is a fairly frenetic city.  The trade-off for the excitement, buzz and opportunities afforded by living in one of the world’s greatest cities is hustle and bustle, loud noise, and at times relentless activity all around … Continue reading

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Snapshots of lives

Yesterday morning, I was up at 3am.  This, I hasten to add, is an unusual occurrence as I’m not at my best in the wee small hours, and I tend to take a good while to get moving at that … Continue reading

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Take your time

How often we casually use those words – “take your time”.  Whether to hurrying children, to stressed colleagues, or to ourselves when we are rushed off our feet, we probably hear these words so often that we forget what they … Continue reading

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