All posts by date AmpleforthGratitudeInfluencesLocalLourdesMy journeyPersonalProfessionalReviewsTestimonialsGratitude Walking to the end of the yearWalking to the end of the yearEnding the year with gratitude for our wonderful Yorkshire landscape and great walking companyRead More Dec 31, 2019 | 1 min read Gratitude A Secret WishA Secret WishGrateful to have rediscovered the excellent German group Propaganda from the '80s. Still timeless, great music.Read More Dec 29, 2019 | 1 min read Gratitude New year sunsetNew year sunsetThis evening’s beautiful sunset, and it promise of sunshine to come.Read More Dec 29, 2019 | 1 min read Gratitude With gratitude for gratitudeWith gratitude for gratitudeFeeling humbled that my Gratitude Journal reflections made such a difference to someone else.Read More Dec 29, 2019 | 1 min read Gratitude Longer daysLonger daysToday is the Winter Solstice, and a time to be grateful as the nights now grow shorter and the days get longer.Read More Dec 22, 2019 | 1 min read Gratitude The middle of the roadThe middle of the roadI am grateful for the lesson I learnt during my run this morning, which was in essence all about being counter-intuitive.Read More Dec 21, 2019 | 2 min read Gratitude Cats at homeCats at homeHave you ever noticed how easily cats make themselves at home, finding the sun and the warmth, just lounging around and suffering (or eating)?Read More Nov 23, 2019 | 1 min read Gratitude Hello, wall!Hello, wall!Don’t you get so irritated with walls and crash barriers that leap out at you in the dark to damage your car? With gratitude to those who resolve these incidents with generosity and compassion.Read More Nov 22, 2019 | 2 min read Gratitude Victorian clock makerVictorian clock makerIn early 2019, Clang and I watched the BBC’s The Victorian House of Arts and Crafts. I am very grateful to the BBC for producing this excellent programme, which caused quite an upheaval in our lives and precipitated unexpected consequences.Read More Nov 16, 2019 | 3 min read Gratitude Fab flowers, special occasionFab flowers, special occasionC and I are both very grateful to friends in our village who asked Lush & Lang to provide the flower arrangements for their son’s wedding.Read More Oct 26, 2019 | 1 min read AmpleforthGratitude EdinburghEdinburghA short trip to Edinburgh threw up much to be grateful for. Our train was on time! Yeah. Our hotel was excellent! It only rained a little bit. We found lots of old friends.Read More Oct 9, 2019 | 2 min read Gratitude A dash of colourA dash of colourIts autumn and as the cold and dark of winter approaches, I was rather grateful for this dash of colour in the kitchen, thanks in the main to C's home grown tomatoes.Read More Oct 3, 2019 | 1 min read Gratitude London friends and foxesLondon friends and foxesMuch to be grateful for as we return from a weekend in London, especially reuniting with old friends from a distant past and finding them still fun, healthy and energeticRead More Sep 20, 2019 | 2 min read Gratitude TeapotsTeapotsYou need a bit of colour in what sometimes seems to be a rather colourless world.Read More Sep 17, 2019 | 1 min read Gratitude Great North Run 2019Great North Run 2019It's always an honour and a privilege to be part of the field at the Great North Run, as I was on Sunday.Read More Sep 8, 2019 | 2 min read Gratitude Dynamic, adventurous and funDynamic, adventurous and funThe refreshing company of the younger generationsRead More Aug 31, 2019 | 2 min read Gratitude Good harvesting weatherGood harvesting weatherThe harvest is almost over, leading into that autumnal time of mists and mellow fruitfulness.Read More Aug 28, 2019 | 1 min read Gratitude Shakespeare in YorkShakespeare in YorkSomeone has put much thought into these unstuffy, energetic and slightly anarchic plays, as well as the theatre and Village which echo WS’s own day.Read More Aug 15, 2019 | 1 min read Gratitude Friends at markets and partiesFriends at markets and partiesMarkets and parties prove their worth in strengthening friendshipsRead More Aug 3, 2019 | 2 min read Gratitude Gussie resurgioGussie resurgioGussie seems more herself now its cooled down bitRead More Jul 28, 2019 | 1 min read « Previous12345…13Next » Get my newsletter Subscribe to my newsletterGet my occasional personal, family and professional news (and pets, of course).Your privacy assured | Easy unsubscribe | No list sales | Infrequently irregular First Name Last Name (optional) Email address Subscribe to list Leave this field empty if you're human: Follow Me 886 Followers 705 Followers 595 Followers 111 Followers Visit Crazy for ChangeOur coaching and training transforms you into a change maker who finds meaning and fulfilment by making the world a better place for others.