“But there have been people who have said yes [to life and the responsibility within it] despite all difficulties. And when the inmates in the Buchenwald concentration camp sang in their song, ‘We still want to say yes to life’, they did not only sing about it, but also achieved it many times - they… Continue reading YES To Life, In Spite of Everything!
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Chatting with the MailMan
Just had a good little chat with my postman. For the first time. Ever. And, it made me reflect for just a moment that we probably don't do that enough. Take time. Stop. Have a conversation with a ... stranger? But he's not... Apparently he's been walking my route for about 18 years. I've lived… Continue reading Chatting with the MailMan
Finding Inspiration from International Athletics
Why do you partcipate in or watch sports? To get fit, yes! But also to be inspired and to inspire those around you to work harder, commit to a goal and live with excellence! So to encourage you, let me share with you my top three sport highlights of August! UK Northern League Witton Park… Continue reading Finding Inspiration from International Athletics
The Second Coming – An Interview with Perri Shakes-Drayton
Stats: Country: Great Britain Discipline: 400m Hurdles Noteworthy Accolades: 2012 World Indoor Champion, 2x 2013 European Indoor Champion PB: 400mH 53.67s, 400m 50.50s ‘Who would have known I would have been put in a wheelchair at the end of that race.’ ‘The hardest part it felt like something was taken away from me. Because I’d been… Continue reading The Second Coming – An Interview with Perri Shakes-Drayton