Super heroes I’ve been pondering what being a role model really means as the country shifts it’s values and focus about what really matters, and what really counts, during this Coronavirus Pandemic. We’ve just seen the remarkable achievement of Captain ‘Tom’s 100th Birthday Walk For The NHS’ – JustGiving and we all go outside on […]
I have been asked to give a talk to a group of parents on teaching tolerance so children can learn empathy, kindness and forgiveness and I felt the poignancy of the invitation as I have just come back this evening from watching the wonderful film “Long Walk To Freedom” – about Nelson Mandela’s life. I found […]
At this time of year I always write down my goals for the coming year and if you’re like me, you’re probably wondering where the past year went. You probably feel a sense of accomplishment about some of the things you did — and you should do something to celebrate your achievements. But there are also […]
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
I’ve been working with a wonderful group of super kids aged between 7 – 11 in a local primary school for the last 8 weeks for 45 minutes each week running my After School Club “Confidence Classes for Kids.” We have had great fun creating our One Page Profile Posters – where the children looked […]
A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination. ~ Nelson Mandela
“Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies” ~ Nelson Mandela I remember when I was 19 spending a night in a cold, wet and blustery tent down in Devon playing the “Truth or Dare” game with a group of friends. It felt really strange being so completely […]
We’ve just come back after spending time exploring, learning and seeing where Nelson Mandela spent 27 years in a cell on Robben island just off the coast of Cape Town and I was pleased to discover that Nelson shares the same birthday as myself 18th July!! It made me ponder tolerance I’m also reading Barack […]