It’s time to rebel!

“Some people are so anxious about growing old that they cannot help but leak that anxiety into every situation that calls for them to remember something – a friend’s name, someone’s address, the place where they left their… Read More

Obstacle to Enlightenment

“The road to enlightenment is long and difficult, and you should try not to forget snacks and magazines.” – Anne Lamott I made the decision a few years ago to step onto the path to enlightenment. I knew… Read More

Building a business

As well as my blog about the struggles on the path to enlightenment and how difficult it is working towards self-improvement I have tried to offer new authors a voice by reviewing their books.  Both topics are about… Read More

The Good Mother by A. L. Bird

A L Bird will be talking about The Good Mother at the FInchley Literary Festival on Friday 24th June at 3.15pm  at Church End Library, Hendon Lane, London N3 1TR     A young girl gets into a… Read More

Feathers – Gifts from Angels?

Each time I visit my father he has a small pile of newspaper clippings for me to look at. He usually saves anything to do with writing or any medical articles he thinks may be of interest. On… Read More

Which camp are you in?

So scientists have finally detected Gravitational Waves. They took their time as Einstein proposed the theory over a hundred years ago – but they got there in the end. Most of us (I assume – unless I am… Read More

Who am I to judge?

“People who judge others tell more about Who They Are, than Who They Judge.”  –  Donald  L. Hicks, Look into the stillness. I decided this year to forego that fruitless tradition of making resolutions as I have a… Read More

Ego – Good or Bad?

I recently read an article in a magazine that gave tips on how to “free yourself from your ego” and offered help in “getting rid of the ego” and it struck me that the ego often gets unfair… Read More

The Law of Reflection

“The more a characteristic in someone else bothers you the more your soul is trying to draw a reflection to your attention.”  – A Little Light on the Spiritual Laws by Diana Cooper. I have read this Law many… Read More

Everything In Moderation.

“Everything In Moderation” – My Uncle Peter (and, I believe, Oscar Wilde) This has always been Uncle Peter’s philosophy in life: Everything in moderation; nothing to excess. This is such a sensible way to live but, for me… Read More