Trains (No Planes), Trains, and Automobiles

Today has been very reminiscent of the movie “Planes, Trains, and Automobiles” but of course without the planes – that would be far too environmentally unfriendly. Sigh. It’s not easy saving the world – by being carbon-aware. As I am pushed for time (am writing this in a restaurant on a friend’s laptop) the best way I can put you in the picture is to … Continued

The Power of Positive Words: Walking for Pleasure

I was walking back from the gym today on the lane that meanders across the Cookridge golf course, my hands shoved in my pockets and my shoulders hunched against the cold wind, when a car pulled up alongside me and the window rolled down. “Are you walking for pleasure, or would you like a ride?” the driver asked. “Err, thank you,” I said, “but I’m … Continued