Goodbye 2020, and good riddance! As we approach the end of 2020 – and let’s be honest, the back of it can’t come soon enough – many of us will be taking stock of the[…]
With my sharp new haircut and trendy new glasses, life is pretty good right now. The same can’t be said of when my uninvited guest paid me its visits… Here I read the first thing[…]
I really enjoyed being interviewed for Al Levin’s excellent podcast, The Depression Files. We covered a lot of topics, including boxing, writing, volunteering and change. It’s good to talk!
trying to recapture dreams of the past memories that flicker like ghosts days that we once took for granted when we were kings and would never grow old feet that now fall flat and heavy[…]
Today’s words are from the excellent novel, An American Marriage. What does it mean when a man cries? Let me know what you think in the comments 😊
I was always a boxing nut. A child of the 80s, I was introduced to the sport at the age of 10 by Rocky Balboa (https://afamiliarstranger.co.uk/2015/12/30/rocky-balboa-changed-my-life/). In 1985 a threat to Rocky’s crown emerged from[…]
Today’s words to the wise are from Tori Amos and consider the uniqueness of your story. They also raise the question of synchronicity and its role in our lives. Are random, meaningful events in our[…]