A lot can change in 100 years…

'When grace is joined with wrinkles, it is adorable. There is an unspeakable dawn in happy old age' - Victor Hugo On Sunday 7th July 2013 I was lucky enough to experience something that I may never get to experience for the rest of my life, I helped a remarkable lady celebrate her 100th Birthday. … Continue reading A lot can change in 100 years…

The Importance of Alanis

'I highly recommend getting older! There's less tendency to people-please' - Alanis Morissette When I was 13 (long before Facebook, Twitter and Youtube) the only way I could listen to songs that were charting in America was the Rick Dees weekly top 40 which Metro FM would play on a Saturday evening. This is were … Continue reading The Importance of Alanis

Restore Your Faith in Humainty

'You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty' - Mahatma Gandhi There are some shitbags in this world. And I'm not talking Nazi SS soldiers or members of ISIS, I mean your common or garden community shitbags. … Continue reading Restore Your Faith in Humainty

January’s Top Picks – The Month of French Fashion!

'Fashion is always of the time in which you live. It is not something standing alone. But the grand problem, the most important problem, is to rejuvenate women. To make women look young. Then their outlook changes. They feel more joyous' - Coco Chanel I think there must be something about French fashion that draws me in like … Continue reading January’s Top Picks – The Month of French Fashion!

‘This Girl Can’ Campaign: What about the boys?

'Healthy body image is not something that you're going to learn from fashion magazines' - Erin Heatherton Something that's been all over TV and social media this week is Sport England's #thisgirlcan campaign which, as explained by them on their website is This Girl Can is here to inspire women to wiggle, jiggle, move and prove … Continue reading ‘This Girl Can’ Campaign: What about the boys?

Ultra Dave’s Ultra Diary – The Wall

'It's very hard in the beginning to understand that the whole idea is not to beat the other runners. Eventually you learn that the competition is against the little voice inside you that wants you to quit' - Dr George Sheehan 69 miles. Some little facts about 69 miles; it’s the distance between a degree … Continue reading Ultra Dave’s Ultra Diary – The Wall

And the base keep runnin’ runnin’ & runnin’ runnin’…..

'If people take anything from music, it should be motivation to know that anything is possible as long as you keep working at it and don't back down' - Eminem As I explained earlier, I've started on a new fitness regime of getting my fat arse outside in the fresh air and running. I hated … Continue reading And the base keep runnin’ runnin’ & runnin’ runnin’…..