Monthly Archives: June 2013

June 17

THE UNCONVENTIONAL GAP YEAR

‘The most dangerous risk of all – the risk of spending your life not doing what you want in the hope that you can buy yourself the freedom to do it later’ I have so desperately wanted to take a gap year since I was younger or even a sabbatical when I was a little […]

June 16

CHASE DREAMS… WRITE A BUCKET LIST

I started my bucket list v.1 in the midst of a disastrous childhood. Taking positives from negatives and laughing in the face of adversity is something I’ve needed to do since day one and 35 years on, it’s something which now comes naturally. I have always loved a list and in addition to the major […]

June 16

ENDURANCE vs. THE UNDERDOG

No one wants the underdog to succeed more passionately than the underdog… I was born fighting, ready to endure a violent, twisted and mentally abusive childhood. I was gifted at school but never able to focus or excel due to the distractions within the four walls I had no choice but to call home. Against […]

June 16

Going places? Go your own way!

One of my favourite quotes of all time is that ‘the best thing in life is doing what they say cannot be done’. Who ‘they‘ are will differ from person to person but we all recognise the debilitating ‘you can’t do this’ ‘I can’t do that’ and some of us will experience this on a […]