A red dress.

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“I don’t have any rules, because I’d only be breaking them” Iris Apfel It is not a secret that my life’s been quite the Tapestry, I guard my privacy whilst wearing my stories on my sleeve. I am in truth,…

Be the change you want to see…

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Mahatma Gandhi was truly onto something when he told people ‘You must be the change you wish to see in the world’ He made us the captains of our own destinies, no excuses. Quite simply ‘it’ starts with us. The…

400 kilos & counting…

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As you read this I truly hope you had the most wonderful Easter weekend, here in the UK the sun shone so brightly it was hard to believe it was a Bank Holiday. As is my way I decided to…

What are we so scared of?

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Recently something happened, something which literally sent me translucent with shock followed by a paralysis of thought and rational thinking. Fear followed by waves of dread & anxiety. Few things scare me (other than rooms full of strangers & snakes…

A chap called Darwin & a little rescue dog…

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“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change” Charles Darwin We live in interesting times and as the year draws to a…

Pilates & the sober mind out of the closet…

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As many will know I’m pretty confident my advancement in performing the Pilates Teaser went alongside developing a taste for Martini’s. As I find myself explaining frequently the reason I do Pilates is not so much so I can find inner…

When there’s no rule book…

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If you are reading this chances are you are a teacher, perhaps a parent, perhaps neither, perhaps both. Chances are you have also been a teenager. If not, I really wouldn’t worry about reading any further, that includes if you…

What’s the point of family…

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We are living in challenging times, Its easy to feel over whelmed and increasingly disillusioned when we see those in positions of authority and power around us behaving as if they’ve just joined the largest Mad Hatter tea party ever. Whichever…

Stealth Pilates and footprints on the ceiling…

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Unless you are blessed with supreme confidence, most Pilates teachers know that slightly nervous anticipation that runs through you when participating in a workshop. Perhaps its fear of being in the company of people you don’t know, perhaps its the…