Blogger Awards, Tags and Victor Meldrew!


I have a complete aversion, aggressive even, to Blogger Award schemes in much the same way as those chain letter scams pre internet days. Remember them? Just copy this letter you received to 10 others with your own address, include a £1 note, and within weeks you’ll receive hundreds of similar letters each containing £1! … Continue reading Blogger Awards, Tags and Victor Meldrew!

From mindless to mindfulness in Madrid!


As I stood in awe looking at El Bosco's "Garden of Earthly Delights" in The Prado, Madrid, I realised that something had changed. Not in the painting but in myself. Nine months earlier I looked at the Mona Lisa in The Louvre and thought "isn't it a bit small"? Six months earlier I sat on … Continue reading From mindless to mindfulness in Madrid!