wedding catastrophe’s, empty chairs and the beauty of life

  Dear Samantha,  I apologise in advance for this long-winded sentimental post. Since you and Michael do not have phones with you on your honeymoon, I envisage you will read this in a resort hotel lobby PC or one of those dodgy looking internet shops.  Yesterday you fulfilled your dreams and committed yourselves to be with your beloved Michael for the rest of your life. Your lovely bridesmaids Sharon, Akuany and…

25th wedding anniversary tribute to my trishy

Earlier this year my wife and I celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary. This video is a tribute to her and our great love.  The song is “She” by Charles Aznavour. You may remember this as the theme for the movie Notting Hill. There was also an original French version of this song called ‘Tous Les Visages de l’Amour’ and a beautiful Italian rendition called ‘Lei’ both also beautifully sung by…

who is my father?

In my early Christian days we used to sing a song called ‘Father Abraham’. It spoke of us being his sons. Well Jewish people say they are descendants of Abraham too, maybe rightfully so. Christian, Muslim and Jewish people all appropriate their spiritual lineage from him. Maybe he was a good bloke, I don’t know. But I know that I don’t care too much for the heritage of ancient middle…

hey you!

Hey you! You are gorgeous, handsome, amazing and beautiful! You have sometimes taken on negative ideas and narratives about you that are not true. Some crap from your past, wood, hay and stubble, rough stones all piled on, they weigh you down and make it hard to breathe. Things that gratify your false self. But that is not you. Keep chipping away at all that crappy stuff. The gold is…