Entries by Shirley

Therapeutic reflections on The Interview

So often we see and hear what we’re looking for rather than what is real. In his much talked about interview, Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex, shows the profound impact that therapy can have on an individual who is ready to look back on their life and make choices about their future. As I […]

Candice and Nikesh discuss their latest books

Candice Brathwaite and Nikesh Shukla at Henley Literature Festival 2021 Candice and Nikesh were interviewed by Leah Boleto who did an excellent job at connecting and differentiating the authors as they shared their unique and yet related journeys. The audience got to hear from the authors on what is important to them and the inspiration […]

A Life Well Lived

I’ve been thinking about writing something on death for some time now. Our shared global pandemic has made us all confront our own mortality and deal with the loss of people we know and people we don’t know.  The death of the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Phillip, has given us an opportunity to reflect on […]

International Women’s Day Choose to Challenge

This year’s International Women’s Day theme is ‘choose to challenge’ and as I sit here thinking of this there are so many challenges that come to mind. Women everywhere have had to challenge systems and expectations in order to live their lives.  I’m thinking of: Malala Yousafzai who challenged the traditional view of girls’ education […]