We sometimes remember a thing for what we might wish it to be and not what something actually is.
My grave fear is that I am turning into a grumpy old man.
Travel today might seem complicated – destinations, carriers and nature of travel - but it shouldn’t be complex. Indeed, and despite the ever-growing concerns over the environment, more and more people see travel as a right; every destination of the world a secret to be explored by all.
There are few books that I ever feel tempted to re-read.
One of the joys of being a parent is the chance to help your children grow, and to encourage them to have confidence to take an approach to life that fosters engagement, develops understanding, engenders tolerance whilst creating a thirst for learning.
I remember the surprise I felt, during my second interview having left the RAF, on being challenged: “what do you know about risk?”.
Last week ended in a celebratory flypast marking the 75th anniversary of the death of 10 US servicemen, and the work of a single man over many decades.
This week started with the great story of a very ordinary man from Sheffield who has made the difference for 10 families and a grateful United States of America.
Leadership means different things to different people, but it is something that we 'bestow’ on an individual to make the difference.
Veganism: The real issues of an urgent need to reduce our global meat consumption is masked in the noise of extreme campaigning
I love travelling the A9 – I call it my thinking journey. Many consider the A9 a ‘dangerous road’; in my view the road itself is not.
I was talking to one of my daughters and she used a phrase that to me was so profound: “environmentally respectful”. Flora followed that up with “‘environmentally-friendly’ is just an excuse to seem as though you are doing something to make a difference”.