The Turning Point

The Turning Point

This January, I did something that I had not done for a number of years. I started out by taking my foot off the gas. Partly ticking off something from the bucket list and partly winding up my 60th year with some fellow sexagenarian friends, I went to Northern...
Phases of Life

Phases of Life

This month saw the unexpected passing of my mother-in-law. She has been in a care home for 8 years and wasn’t ill (for once). She had had a happy day, laughing and joking and was chatting to my father-in-law watching TV early evening. She was alive one second...
Paths of Return

Paths of Return

The Paths of Return This month has been nothing less than amazing … and that’s after a load of amazing months. It has been a time when many threads have come together and many seeds planted years ago finally germinated. The only factor was time. Thanks to...
The Slowest Book I’ve Written

The Slowest Book I’ve Written

In 2012, on September 3rd, I started writing what became my quickest book called This We Know. 14 days later, on the 17th September (that same year), a copy of the print version arrived in the post. This blog tells the story of the slowest book I have written. It is...
A Blog Going Back to Basics

A Blog Going Back to Basics

© gabrielle cole When blogs first came about, they were mainly designed to act as a chronological journal. Some still are but many, including this one, are repositories of articles, often categorised to make blogs easier to find. Latterly whole web sites, again,...