Alcoholism – A Binge Drinker’s Recovery
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Alcoholism – A Binge Drinker’s Recovery

“It should have a warning label on it about the real effects of excessive use, just like other things”. Addie Thomas I’m not talking about the type of drinking where one has a glass or two of wine with friends once or twice a week. How did it all become so recklessly lopsided? The label…

Media – Understanding our Responsibility
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Media – Understanding our Responsibility

“What we ingest and how it impacts us, is our choice. If we aren’t sure, tread cautiously and watch out for the algorithms. They are warning signs.” Addie Thomas The air was filled with car fumes, steam from the subway outlets, the smell of recreational drugs, horns beeping and the conversations of shoppers as I…

Friendship and Love with Little People on St Helena Island
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Friendship and Love with Little People on St Helena Island

‘A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge’. Thomas Carlyle Sharing and caring in the Sun on St Helena Island. Little people remind us that we are all born with love and innocence. We are all born not caring too much about how we look, who we are competing with, who’s done something wrong…

Haggling over a Rock – ‘Any need you?’
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Haggling over a Rock – ‘Any need you?’

‘A day without laughter is a day wasted’. Charlie Chaplin On a recent walk to Turks Cap Bay, I mentioned that we found a large yellowish Topaz-style rock which was gifted to a little girl called Charley. This is a photo of  us ‘haggling’ over the rock. Or rather ‘pissing about’. I find these walks…

Christmas 2019 in Brighton, East Sussex
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Christmas 2019 in Brighton, East Sussex

“There is peace, even in the storm”. Vincent van Gogh In December 2019 I joined friends for a burlesque show in Brighton, East Sussex, UK. Instead of the normal Christmas lights, Brighton had some choice festive lit words. Whilst the raunchy show was certainly not a place you would take your Grandma (well you might do…

Saint Helena Island – Power in Nature
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Saint Helena Island – Power in Nature

“We shall not cease from exploration and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time”.  T S Eliot. A beautiful sunny day sparkles against the backdrop of the dreamy blue skies, the clouds have separated into small pieces like a jigsaw puzzle…

Three Hundred and sixty degrees my relocation back to St Helena.

Three Hundred and sixty degrees my relocation back to St Helena.

The sun, a brilliant ball in the lower echelon of the sky, projects its rays across James Bay, signaling the fading of daylight hours. A small amount of the south easterly trade winds create gentle ripples which break onto the pebbly beach, the scene is tranquil and breath-taking. Boats small and medium in size, some…