How will you be adventurous today?

What does being adventurous mean to you? My two sons attend a Quaker school and I found some very powerful and yet simple words in their day planners. They come from the Quaker Statements and the Quaker Testimonies. Have a listen and I look forward to hearing from you – how will you live adventurously today?    

Frontline Mars? Safety Not Guaranteed.

Where is your ‘frontline’? Many years ago a rather surprising advert appeared in the classified. “Wanted: Someone to go back in time with me. Must bring own weapons. Safety not guaranteed.”. What it is that inspires you so much, what is it that you are so passionate about, or that is so important to you that you will go to …

Weight Loss – What I learned from cycling and cake

At a time of year when many people have a resolution to create more health or to gain lightness, this cautionary tale may be useful reading. The more I got into road cycling the more I became aware of the relationship between cycling and cake (try Googling ‘cycling and cake’). Rides would start at cafes with coffee and cake. Destinations …

Possibilities: What can you learn from a carrot dessert?

I recently made a dessert. As I grated over a kilo of carrots my children looked on in horror. A dessert. Made out of carrots. Daddy, you are crazy. I was talking with a friend at lunch today and it reminded me of a powerful lesson. What can you learn about possibility, growth and success from carrot dessert? I have …