When This Is All Over…

Britain, along with some of Europe, is officially on lockdown following this unprecedented health crisis. Schools are shut early for the Easter holidays, businesses have closed temporarily but for the essential shops, and the entire nation put on notice. Grounded indefinitely. Events in Italy and Spain fill us with dread, the news inspires little confidence…

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I Miss My Barista

And I don’t even drink coffee. It’s a weird one but in an industry where it can sometimes be a chore to get pleasantries from wait staff, it’s nice to walk into a place, meet a friendly face and they leave you with an impression that makes it easy for you to keep coming back.…

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TANQUERAY

Have you heard the story of Tanqueray? If you have not what are you waiting for? Go now to the Humans of New York Instagram page and read all about this wonderful woman with the wildest of stories and coolest of demeanour. Back in the day she went by the name Tanqueray… We see a…

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Rest In Peace, Mr Bourdain

I should have died in my 20s. I became successful in my 40s. I became a dad in my 50s. I feel like I’ve stolen a car- a really nice car- and I keep looking in th erearview mirror for flashing lights. But there’s been nothing yet. – Anthony Bourdain Two years ago, I was…

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I Don’t Want To Die

Those are not words I often think about. Matter of fact, they are not words I think about at all. When I wake up in the morning, a billion and one things run through my mind including tomorrow because I never for one moment think I am not going to make it to tomorrow. I…

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Grey Hair- Age Old Wisdom

A fact of life for most, if we are lucky. We never give it much thought until we wake up one day and it dawns on us. I started seeing grey hairs on my head when I was about the age of sixteen but at the time it was exciting- we all couldn’t wait to grow…

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2013.

“Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.” Its a New Year and I wish you the very best of it. I hope you’ll go out there and take your chances, let your passion be your guide. I hope you’ll live outside your comfort zone and embrace the unexpected. I…

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A prayer for Aurora.

Though we may never know the depths your loss, We feel your pain. We may not have enough words of comfort, We send you a hug. We may not fill the void, We send you our love. The world prays for you. You are in our thoughts. And may God grant you the fortitude to…

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