Category: Memoir

#14 | Investing in Unicorns Over Breakfast

(True story) “Daddy, what are you and Mummy talking about?” “Something called investment, darling” “What’s inveswent?” “Good question, sweetie.” Daddy hands Ava her Unicorn pencil…     “If I wanted to buy your Unicorn pencil from you today, how much money would you ask Daddy for?” (thinking, but also troubled about losing her Unicorn pencil) “Twenty gold coins?” “Ok, twenty pounds. Seems...


A Dispatch On The Root Cause

Recently I reached out to someone who lives with the same disease as I do. He’s quite a well-known expert in his field and co-author of an excellent book (that everyone should read); Cancer Killers.

Since he had beaten the disease naturally, I asked for his advice. He very graciously took the time to reply. His message was simple; “The disease is the symptom, attacking the symptom won’t cure you, you need to find and fix the root cause”.

Naturally I reflected a lot on what he shared, and disease aside, it struck me as to how central, and essential that truth is to so many other areas of our lives.