A Year of Not

My fingers have hovered over my keyboard a number of times this year, but I’ve not written. That’s been in keeping with 2018; a year of deliberately not doing many things. I’ve not worked, much. I’ve not tried very hard. I’ve not worried as much. I’ve not written. I’ve not done rather than done. Yet … Continue reading A Year of Not

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TEDx – Behind the Schemes

My TEDx is done… Perhaps short for ‘Tom’s Exhausting Diary’, or 'Tom’s Extreme Dichotomy’, the latter encapsulating the hypocrisy felt giving a talk on simplicity whilst living an entirely complex life during the process. Plus ca change. Hopefully my outfit and, of course, the talk itself will help further explain how I feel and what … Continue reading TEDx – Behind the Schemes

Girls Gone Mild – The Power of The Ordinary

The great lesson ... is that the sacred is in the ordinary, that is to be found in one's daily life, in one's neighbors, friends, and family, in one's back yard ... -- Abraham Maslow I’ve read T.S Eliot’s The Lovesong of J Alfred Prufrock a few hundred times. Each time I read it I … Continue reading Girls Gone Mild – The Power of The Ordinary