OUR NEED FOR A MOMENT OF MAGIC

Posted by on May 30, 2018 in Uncategorized | No Comments

What is it that creates moments of magic? What is it that causes a country, a world, to stop and watch as a fairytale comes to life? What is it that still has the world talking, debating, awing, about the Royal Wedding of May 18th 2018, so many days after the day when HRH Prince […]

A LOVE LETTER OF THANKS, A WHISPER GOODBYE

Posted by on Apr 3, 2018 in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

  It was just over 15 years ago when a little girl with a quiet dream set out to start her own little consulting business. It was not to be about size of business – buying a small island was never the goal. It was about working purposefully, living a labour of love, working only […]

HUMAN, HOPEFUL, HEROES

Posted by on Feb 11, 2018 in Uncategorized | No Comments

  Finally, finally, the moment has come. The 23rd Winter Olympic games have begun! After months and months of controversy, debate, dispute and daily discussion around geopolitical taking attention away from the love of the games, finally the focus has turned to the athletes. Winter sports stars, standing tall carrying their national flags even though […]

ONE THING THAT CAN MAKE A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE

Posted by on Jan 20, 2018 in Uncategorized | No Comments

  One thing. What is the one thing that you are going to do for you this year? It is a question that often floats to the top of one’s thoughts when January arrives, and the habitual creation of New Years Resolutions. What is the one thing that you have committed to making happen this […]

THE HEART-GLOW OF THE GIFT OF GIVING

Posted by on Dec 26, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

‘Tis the season to be gifting, this time of year filled with shopping, choosing, wrapping, waiting….and then giving. Cards are read, parcels are unwrapped, ribbons fall to the floor as excitement rises. Smiles, hugs, thanks. Onto the next. For millions across the globe, this is the routine inspired by Santa’s sweet surprises, loved ones’ lovely […]

A PAUSE FOR DESERVED PRAISE AND PRAYER

Posted by on Nov 24, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

On Tuesday, November 21st, 2017, the world watched as a nation ruled by fear, unfairness, often near-famine, and fading faith saw its ruler of almost four decades exit the stage. Robert Mugabe declared his resignation as President of Zimbabwe. It was over. Scenes of ecstatic relief and disbelief immediately transmitted across the world as Parliament’s […]

NO PHOTOGRAPHS, PLEASE

Posted by on Oct 22, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

  To travel to discover a destination is one thing. To travel to fulfill a quiet dream is quite another. We all have our little lists of ‘must see‘s in the world – places near and far where we would one day love to dance, to dine, to take that oh-so-local adventure, find that oh-so-beautiful […]

THE DANCE OF DIPLOMACY

Posted by on Sep 19, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

  September. A month in which the world shifts its focus onto the United Nations. The 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly has commenced in New York. The period of the 12th through to the 25th September brings together literally thousands of diplomats, direct reports, decision makers, donors, delegates and media determined to stay […]

NO GREY AREA

Posted by on Aug 29, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

  When did the lens change direction? When did we stop looking forward, and start looking back? When did vision and idealism begin to fade in credibility and practicality? It this truly a reflection of the ‘civilised’ world? How did we get here? And how on earth to we go forward? Events of the past […]

PLEASE, CHOOSE ONE.

Posted by on Jul 30, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

  Every day, everywhere it often seems, an overwhelming number of issues find themselves taking over our social media feeds. Our minds. Our hearts. Urgent pleas from someone, somewhere, calling out for our attention, our support, our money. Now. Or it may be too late. The need to know, to do something, seems to be […]