Monthly Archives: November 2011

Strange longings

I’m being prodded in the subconscious – go, find a violin and take lessons it says. Well, there are two big problems with this urge. 1. I haven’t got a violin and 2, I haven’t played for 31 years. The … Continue reading

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A notable ‘FAIL’. When fear wins…

I injured my left knee (my ‘good’ knee) at the beginning of October. It was a sprained posterior cruciate ligament and about a month later, I tore the soft tissues around the knee whilst attempting to cycle. The problem for … Continue reading

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Conquering fears.

I’ve always had a fear of falling down stairs. As a teenager I’d look down from the top of the staircase and a pang of stomach-clenching fear would flash through me. It’s not as though I’ve ever had a real … Continue reading

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Moving beyond the ‘Comfort Zone’

I wonder if the world is divided between those who can and do push their boundaries and those who don’t? It’s easy. The first time you stand up to read out loud in the classroom. That’s your first experience of … Continue reading

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