July 30, 2018

The last book I read was My first summer in the Sierra’ by John Muir. The book follows John’s daily life as he follows a herd of sheep for a summer to the mountains (where it is cooler and has grass for the sheep) and back again. John uses his time in the Sierra to ex...

July 30, 2018

My mum, being a primary school teacher, lent me the book The art of being brilliant’ by Andy Cope and Andy Whittaker. The book looks at the traits that happy, energetic people have – the so-called 2%ers and then looks at ways we all can try and be more positive, optim...

July 23, 2018

“You’re never too old for an adventure”

The hundred year old man who climbed out of the window speaks to anyone who is terrified of getting old and being confined inside only able to look on the world through a window. I think we have all wanted to just ‘climb out of th...

July 20, 2018

“If you had to relive your life exactly as it was – same successes and failures, same happiness, same miseries, same mixture of comedy and tragedy – would you want to? Was it worth it?- The Universe versus Alex Woods

The Universe versus Alex Woods was a book I picked up...

July 20, 2018

“Few places in this world are more dangerous than home. Fear not, therefore, to try the mountain passes. They will kill care, save you from deadly apathy, set you free, and call forth every faculty into vigorous, enthusiastic action.”- John Muir

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July 13, 2018

“During the dark night there is no choice but to surrender control, give in to unknowing, and stop and listen to whatever signals of wisdom might come along. It’s a time of enforced retreat and perhaps unwilling withdrawal. The dark night is more than a learning experi...

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