Making Friends with Failure

We need to talk about failure. Or rather, we need to talk differently about failure. Failure is something we’re conditioned to dread and not really talk about … and yet…

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Be Proud of Where You Come From

‘How come I never get invited round to your house for tea?’ my friend Jane asked one day as we embarked upon another epic game of French skipping in the school…

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Notes on Not Giving Up

Every so often our life is rudely interrupted. By a shock diagnosis… An unexpected redundancy… A brutal break-up… The death of a loved one… These landmines along life’s path have…

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