The power of a ritual #blog

The power of a ritual #blog

It is my birthday today and our family celebrated with a ritual that developed, quite by accident, a few birthdays ago. The cake is made the day before, the kitchen table decorated with lights and banners and when we wake, a fuss is made, we sing the song and have...
Be more pigeon

Be more pigeon

Some days you don’t feel like showing up. Even when you are not trying to change the world, the effort needed to get the everyday things done can feel overwhelming. It happens to all of us, and when it does, it can be worth looking at approaching things from a...
Doing More With Less

Doing More With Less

With all the change happening in the world, some things haven’t changed. What won’t change, ever, is that choosing be in the hospitality business is choosing to be in the experience business. You can have delicious drinks and world class food (if you can...
No Drama Discipline

No Drama Discipline

We have all been kids, some of us have kids, some of our kids have kids – bottom line, it is difficult being and also managing a child. After a bit of a family meltdown moment last night, I revisited a book called No Drama Discipline (in summary, Supernanny was...