Author, top writer of short stories/poetry and editor for various Medium publications (2020/21).
Musician, singer, songwriter, arranger and producer of my own music albums (1969-2021).
Author of eleven books of short stories and poetry.
The Only Thing Stopping You From Reaching The Top Is You
How many times have you sat on a bus or a train, or on the sofa at home, and seen in the news somebody who has achieved greatness? And if you are anything like me you thought, I could do that.
Reflecting On The Road To Success
Almost thirty years ago (tempus fugit, or how time flies in plain English) I found myself back at university for a second stint of studies.
Between A Corona Virus Rock And A Vaccination Hard Place
Tomorrow could be my last day alive, and if that isn't a sobering thought I don't know what is. Of course, we could all say the same, I know. However I have a particular reason for making this statement.
How To Fill Your Heart And Soul With Joy
Not too many years ago I had a friend called James who worked for the Beneton Formula One racing team. One evening James told me over a meal that years before he had joined the French Foreign Legion. One day he just got bored being a shop assistant in a London clothes store. However, James yearned adventure and excitement. So he just closed the store door one last time and took himself off to the south of France.
How To Improve Your Relationship
In my long experience of married life, If there any common denominators to the breakdown of every single personal relationship, they are nagging and negative criticism. If you are guilty of either, or worse still both, stop now before it’s too late.
How To Make The Smartest Investment Ever
Everybody wants to get on in life, to make enough progress to have a better quality of life, to enjoy to the maximum the life that they have. For some people it all seems so easy whilst others appear to struggle every step of the way. I have had it both ways and I have to tell you it is not about working harder, it's all about working smarter. At times the harder I worked the less I got, and vice versa. There have been times when I have made a good deal of money doing very little at all. The secret for me was one very, very smart investment I made in my mid twenties. In just three years I went from earning 100 dollars a week to 200 dollars an hour! I went from living in a shack to a beautiful mansion and although it didn't last forever for all sorts of personal reasons, I made it and have never looked back.
How To Sing Your Life
As a singer songwriter and live performing artist of over fifty years, I know only too well what it takes to get up in front of a large public and bare your soul. Singers make it look easy when in fact it is anything but. Even to this day I still get nervous before a concert.That is just one of the many demons we have to face.
On Being Invisible And In The Dark
Have you ever had a growing feeling that something in your life is amiss but you just don't know what it is? It's a collection of little signs which, individually in and of themselves, don't seem to mean much at all. And yet.....