2016 and more

2016 is one of those years that was personally basically good to very good, but generally bad to very bad. It is one of those years that will go down in history as being a year of death and revolution, when the people were fooled by claims and counter claims, into voting not only for Brexit,…

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New year, new feelings

Let us be happy, for we are alive. Being alive is a miracle, from the miracle of conception, through the miracle of birth, through surviving each day on our miraculous planet in this vast universe.  

My look back at 2015

2015 was a very memorable year for a lot of reasons. On a world stage we have an unprecedented number of refugees across the world, taking to small boats and risking everything to reach relative safety. Watching from the sidelines I have felt pretty helpless. My heart goes out to these people, and I have…

working too hard

The end of my job with my current company is in sight, but not as in sight as I would like. I was hoping to take my holiday days in May, so I can finish 2 to 3 weeks before the end of the month, but my boss is not keen. She wants to pay…

Life as a train journey

It occurred to me the other week, as I was sitting on the train for the daily commute, that life could easily be likened to a train journey. I suspect this is probably not an original “train” of thought even, but I still want to explore it. So, life as a train journey. in life…

The evolutionary purpose of periods

something I also have always wondered. Was it the punishment of Eve, or is there a reason why women have monthly periods for so many years? Why can´t we just be like the other mammals? and today I found the answer here apparently it comes down to survival again, although that said, it still does…