Archive for December, 2012

Best Christmas Present

This morning (I still haven’t gone to bed, so it’s still Christmas Day for me), I went to church to celebrate Christmas communion with my parents, one sister, her husband and her son. The vicar asked us what the best Christmas gift we had received was, and it got me thinking. I realised that the […]


This is going to be a long one. As I mentioned on my about page, although I have never had a conscious OBE, I have had three experiences which might be OBEs while in an altered state of consciousness. I leave it up to you to decide whether they were. Post-Operational OBE At the age […]

Pomodoro? Caprese? Coffee!

Have you come across The Pomodoro Technique [unsolicited plug]? It’s a method of dividing up your work time, to ensure that you work in a concentrated manner in short bursts. Basically, you set a timer for 25 minutes, a period the author calls a “pomodoro”. You then work until the timer rings, allowing nothing to […]

I’ve moved!

For the first time in 15 years, I’ve moved from one place to another. This time, it was not a simple move from one town to the next, but leaving one country and moving to another. I left Switzerland, where I have been living for over 30 years, and returned to England, the land of […]