Random musings

24 Mar, 2019

Lancelot’s demise

2019-03-24T14:56:50+01:00March 24th, 2019|Puppy adventures, Random musings|

It is very hard to shake off the reputation I have of being unlucky, when one hour after buying a new car, a truck crashes into you. Yes. Sigh. I was all giddy with excitement on Thursday when I caught the train to the dealership in Fareham from where I bought my car. Why would

23 May, 2018

Why I love the sea

2019-02-11T20:47:25+01:00May 23rd, 2018|Random musings, Ruminations, Sabbatical|

This post was written in my journal, while sitting on a bench overlooking the Pacific, during a week-long workshop on Offering to the Divine at Esalen (I wrote about the overall experience here). This rumination on the sea is quite beautiful, and probably the only piece of writing I'll share publicly from that week.  I've

28 Apr, 2007

Top 10 books

2019-03-04T14:37:27+01:00April 28th, 2007|Random musings|

A little while ago, I was sent a tantalising email. Two of my friends in London had challenged themselves to list their top 10 favourite books of all time. Once they had responded to each other, in their thirst for discovery, they emailed me in Sydney to ask my opinion. I reveled in responding. I

2 Feb, 2007

To work or not to work…

2019-02-24T18:55:48+01:00February 2nd, 2007|Birth of a Startup, Random musings|

Not that I have a choice at the moment, but not a day goes by when I ponder on whether I can do this – whether I can start an internet business – while working in a full time job. Obviously I need money to live, and I have the unfortunate curse of requiring quite