How to prepare for Mt Kilimanjaro

Someone asked me recently if I had any tips for their Mt Kilimanjaro trek and it made me think – what advice can I give that hasn’t been given a million times before? Read More

Taming the vulture

If depression is the black dog, then anxiety is the vulture – a foreboding presence constantly circling overhead. Read More

The confetti effect

I’m not quite sure exactly when it began, but my family has a tradition.  It’s not enough for them to just sprinkle confetti on the happy couple on their wedding day as they leave the ceremony. No, no, no – they like to go that one step further and hide confetti in the most unusual (and often inconvenient) places in the newlywed’s home for them to find on return from their honeymoon. Read More