Drink Me!

“Drink Me,” were the words on a label around a bottle. In the story, Alice found this when seeking to get to a most beautiful garden in what we come to know as Wonderland. Her access was temporarily denied because she was too tall for the tunnel that opened onto the garden. Drinking the...

First and Last

First thing this morning the stars were the brightest, clearest, and most numerous I can ever remember seeing… at least since my childhood.  That was the start of my day – the first thing. The first thing was magical, inspiring, energising. Last night, after a hard day’s physical work, we collapsed in front of...

What Gets You Energised?

What gets you energised? What gets your atoms jumping? What gets your molecules dancing? What gets your juices flowing? What gets your heart pumping?   I like people – occasionally. That’s why good networking can leave me feeling more energised at the close of the event than at the beginning. I like food. I...

The Washing Machine

A friend has used the following phrase so many times recently that it’s got me thinking. She says, “My mind, at night, often goes round and round, like a washing machine.” This is so disturbing that she sometimes has to get up.  How well are you able to control and direct your thoughts?  Do...

Women in Law v Boys Club

I write this blog with some trepidation, for two reasons. Firstly – there is so much focus in the media (both traditional and social) on the role of women in business. Particularly regarding pay equality and gender representation in senior, executive and board positions. Secondly, and being totally open, I’m quite nervous I’ll say...

10 Tips for Healthy Summer Feet

It’s sandal season, so it’s time to think FEET! Here are my top 10 tips for keeping your feet healthy, pain-free and active this summer. 1) Introduce a good foot hygiene routine Wash and DRY feet, especially between the toes Check for Athlete’s Foot and other infections and treat Change socks/tights daily Wear flip...