A view to die for

What do You, Arjen Brandsma and Eleanor Rigby Have in Common?

I’m guessing you may have heard of Eleanor Rigby? Her name is the title of a song written by Paul McCartney and John Lennon of the somewhat famous band, ‘The Beatles’. If you haven’t heard of them, please ask your parents! I’m also guessing that you may not have heard of Arjen Brandsma? Who is

Doing the things that inspire you

Don’t Regret – Make It Happen!

  If you were lying on your death bed right now and reflecting on your life, would you regret the things you did, or the things you didn’t do? There are those of course who would say that you did exactly what you were meant to to, so in fact it’s all about perception, but

Jo and Tony - mission accomplished!

Reigniting your OOMPH!

When you find yourself feeling uninspired and not really bothered about doing the things you know you SHOULD be doing, what can you do about it? I have to confess that I had the idea to write about this more than two weeks ago, but I have been ‘busy’ with other projects. So here I

Want to Live Longer? Yes – Go on More Holidays!

My whole philosophy about ‘Living the Dream’ is based on my own practical experience of improving my own life and helping my friends, family and clients to improve theirs. Now this might seem glaringly obvious, but it’s nice when you read about scientific research that backs up something you’ve been espousing for a while. I

Tony at Old Trafford 2002

The Passion of Sport

In the wake of Manchester United’s victory over rivals Manchester City last night, my jubilant facebook posts caught the attention of one of my Aussie friends, Zena. She asked me about the history of this rivalry between the two Manchester clubs. I’m a great believer in the importance of following your passions and living your

Two of my favourite planes

Cleared to Final

After over two hours on my own, suspended in the tiny Cessna 152 training aircraft, navigating my way over the fields and railway lines of Normandy in north-western France, I was filled with nervous excitement when I spotted an airfield in the distance. That airfield was Rennes airport and I had never seen it from

Felix Baumgartner took a giant leap of faith

How About That For A Leap Of Faith?

For English speaking people, the name ‘Felix Baumgartner’ sounds a little quirky, which fits quite nicely with why his name will be remembered for a very long time. Millions of astonished TV viewers around the world watched as the 43 year old Austrian thrillseeker took a huge leap of faith to plummet over 39,000 meters