Tag: culture

A Sunday Soliloquy

I’m sitting here by the river as I write this and I can hear in the distance, an aeroplane, probably from one of the military airbases nearby. To the left of me there seems to be some sort of wasp nest in the ground, I keep seeing quite a...

A Thirsk Counsellor Abroad- further days

Slowing down has never come easy to me. Living with ADHD, I have come to accept that my busy head is always accompanied by a large amount of restlessness and discontent with a huge serving of irritability.  That is my norm, my operating function. However, here away from the...

A Thirsk Counsellor Abroad- day 3/4

Sometimes the most inconsequential things happen to make something special.  Life is made up of a recipe of moments. Sometimes if the ingredients are right, you end up with something spectacular. Moments by the pools with my daughter and my wife. We ate beautiful food in a bustling town,...

A Thirsk Counsellor Abroad- day 2

The diversity in this world is truly amazing. Sat in a turkish restaurant in the late afternoon and there is a busyness, as people prepare for the evening. The call to prayer rings out, part of the soundtrack to the day. It’s beautiful to hear, even amid the naivety...