Solitary confinement and kindred spirits

On Thursday evening I wanted to skip home. I contented myself with a little ‘hop’ up onto every pavement and a very bouncy walk home. But let me start at the very beginning (a very good place to start). Recently a colleague and I discovered we catch trains at a similar time from Waterloo, meaning that we ‘pound the pavements’ together of a Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evening. That evening our conversation as we exited work led us from her tutoring onto my degree (Teaching with English) and the conversation went something along the lines of this… Me: (mildly embarrassed) … Continue reading Solitary confinement and kindred spirits

100 Things I Meant To Do This Year

At the start of 2014, a friend and I each made a list of 100 things we planned to do during the forthcoming year. As the time approaches to reflect on the year and look forward to the next, I thought I’d share a few of the things I’ve done, or not. Somewhat bizarrely, and to the hilarity of my oldest friend, I wrote my list of 100 things and then recategorised them according to area of life and put them all totally out of numerical order. My six categories consisted of ‘free time‘, ‘work‘, ‘family‘, ‘friends‘, ‘spiritual life‘ and … Continue reading 100 Things I Meant To Do This Year