45 Not Out

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45 Not Out

It’s my birthday today (it’s OK, I know your present is lost in the post): 45 years old. I don’t think I look it and I don’t think I feel it. But, there it is. Somehow, I am 45. I used to be 20. Fuck it, I used to be 5. In fact, pick any number under 45 and I … Read More

Delete & Block

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Delete & Block

The internet. One of man’s greatest creations. In generations to come, mankind will look back on this in the same way we look back at the Iron Age or the Industrial Revolution. In many ways, it is a triumph. It has given careers to those that don’t fit in and didn’t fancy a regular job (hello!); it provides an infinite … Read More

Neural Pathways To Happiness

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Neural Pathways To Happiness

For most of my life, I have suffered with depressive illnesses of varying degrees resulting in anything from light grumpiness to suicidal tendencies. Whilst the former is quite tolerable, the latter is clearly not. I have documented over the years my battles, going into detail in my book. Even though this has been a struggle that I identify with myself … Read More

YOU Are What’s Stopping You

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YOU Are What's Stopping You

If there is one thing that is stopping you getting the most out of your life, it is you. Sure, you can point the finger of blame toward circumstance or friends or relatives or colleagues, but that is just an excuse people use to prevent them facing up to the fact. People don’t strive for greatness for many reasons. Fear, … Read More

Stop For Progress

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Stop For Progress

We are all too busy. Whether it is running around doing housework, shopping, picking the kids up or working in an office 45 hours a week; launching a new business or trying to compete within a large playing field, our precious time gets more and more limited. We end up having no time to think and are never in the … Read More

Prepare For Luck

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Prepare For Luck

I met Brian May from Queen once. Of all places to meet one of your heroes, it was at a toy fair in Surrey where I was selling Star Wars collectibles. Toward the end of the event, a mass of curly hair made it’s way through the dwindling crowds eventually arriving at my stall. I tried to play it cool … Read More

Small Steps To Greatness

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Small Steps To Greatness

Having ambition or big goals is daunting. Scrap that, it can be completely overwhelming. At various times throughout my life, the destination has seemed so far away I have almost been scared to start the journey. I have been there, scratching my head trying to write a song knowing that an album will eventually be sitting on the shelves of … Read More