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Liz Byrski

Fancy a coffee with Liz Byrski?

Next Wednesday July 4th at 9.30am I’ll be in conversation with “the doyenne of women’s literature” Liz Byrski at the Parmelia Hilton, Perth. this will be my third public conversation …

Meeting Chris Riddell

Meeting Chris Riddell

Meeting Chris Riddell was a great opportunity. It’s not often you are handed a portrait of yourself during an interview! UK Children’s Laureate 2015-17, illustrator of over 100 books and …

Meeting Dr Michael Mosley

Meeting Dr Michael Mosley

Meeting Dr Michael Mosley last week, I was reminded what an important health message he has brought to the public over the last six years. He’s been making scientific and …

I did it

I did it!  I started my new podcast! I was nervous this morning though.  That whole thing about “getting started” was actually happening.  The mental block got easier when I …

An eye for art

Honestly, I know practically nothing useful or intelligent about art.  But when I need help, I defer to this woman. My friend Clothilde Bullen – a truly powerhouse human being. …

Oprah speaks her truth

“What I know for sure is speaking your truth is the most powerful tool we all have.” Oprah Winfrey I’m not an obsessive fan of Oprah Winfrey, but most definitely …

Just start

Starting. I KNOW this feeling so well. At the end of 2015 when Three Gates Media was a twinkle in it’s mothers’ eyes, the hardest part was getting started. It …

Meri with comedian Hannah Gadsby

How much am I worth?

How much am I worth? This is not a self esteem post.  Don’t worry I’ve got that in hand. It’s a genuine question about pricing work in this industry. The …

A selection of books about self mastery, potential and human endeavour

Be tougher

Be tougher. Self mastery fascinates me more than any other single concept. All the clues you need are in this picture. These are just some of the books I’ve acquired over …

Feeling genius. Ladybird among cornflowers

Feeling genius

Genius is the ability to put into effect what is in your mind.  There is no other definition of it. F. Scott Fitzgerald On Wednesday March 8th ( five days ago), …