TRUMP AND THE FRAGILE MAN

To many of my readers, you might think that I have drifted off the planet for a few weeks. Let me assure you, you may be quite right. I have been in the US for the better part of 2 weeks and have seen a cross-section of people going through the most challenging...

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THE HIDDEN SECRETS OF MAN

Recently we celebrated the life of a man who was larger than life - in every way imaginable. The Whale was an appropriate name and descriptor for Brian Roberts, a champion footballer from the 60's and 70's. Standing 199cm and weighing 120kg on a good day, he was a...

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IT’S TIME TO BE CAREFREE AGAIN

Often I need to hear a word that moves me; a word that stops my mind from intellectualising everything and brings me back to the moment. A word that causes my heart to start singing no matter where my head is travelling at that moment. I heard the word carefree used...

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LIFE MIGHT NEVER BE A BOWL OF ROSES

Sometimes, I feel like a fraud. I spend much of my time thinking about how young men can change their lives and move forward from Thoreau’s ‘lives of quiet desperation;' so much time speaking publicly about my recovery from depression and seeing the light, that it...

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