Dreams and their meanings

Dreams and their meanings

I am completely and utterly fascinated by dreams. Always have been. And I think I'm so fascinated because I regularly have very vivid dreams and I remember an awful lot of them. So I've always been intrigued by what makes us dream and whether they actually have any meaning. I remember when I was at [...]

Back to Twirling

Back to Twirling

Here's a fact about me that you might not know - I used to be a baton twirler. And not only that, I was a National, European and World Championship winning baton twirler. And then I was a National, European and World Championship winning baton twirling coach. And it takes a lot of love, dedication [...]

Challenges & choices

Challenges & choices

I originally wrote this post back in June 2016 and it was titled "#chooseyourattitude". Recent events though have made me think about the words that I wrote back then because they're so appropriate to the situation I find myself in now, especially at work but also in a situation outside of work. So I've updated [...]

Let’s talk environment

Let’s talk environment

I don't think anyone can have failed to notice the increased attention on the environment in recent weeks. Mostly started when Blue Planet 2 showed a whale mourning the loss of her baby to plastic poisoning, there's been much conversation in the media around the amount of plastic we use, how much we don't recycle [...]

What do you do when you give up something you love?

What do you do when you give up something you love?

This coming week is the school half term holidays across much of England and Wales. And this is a week that always holds a special place in my heart. That's because for 26 years on the trot I spent the week in Torbay, Devon at the National Baton Twirling Association national championships. The last two [...]