Fear is the only thing in life which truly holds us back. I disagree with FDR, to be honest: the only thing we have to fear is fear itself and spiders. But that is not very motivational and would be… Read moreFear is a state of mind
Six down, two to go. It’s been sooooo difficult to pare down my favourite songs of all-time to a shortlist of eight. In the digital age, I really think Desert Island Discs could be updated to allow for the fact… Read moreDesert Island Discs – Part 3
Stranded, on a desert island. No one else there, no TV, no internet. Nothing else to do but listen to music (your eight favourite tracks of all-time) and read. The Complete Works of Shakespeare will keep you going for a while,… Read moreDesert Island Discs – Part 2
For those of you who’ve been living in a cave (or, perhaps more appropriately, on a desert island!) since 1942, the premise behind the BBC Radio 4 programme Desert Island Discs is a simple one: Each week a guest – a… Read moreDesert Island Discs – Part 1
‘Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose’ as the saying goes – the more things change, the more they stay the same. In the 21st century, a time when we think that we, as a society, are enlightened, tolerant… Read moreEquality & Respect – A Thing of the Past?