Are you looking for honey?

Are you looking for honey?

Most of us probably have a friend, or know someone who has a friend, that is particularly dramatic. That friend always seems to be on a roller-coaster of emotions triggered by some fairly ordinary life events, such as doing your grocery shopping. I can actually recall...
Your erotic hungers

Your erotic hungers

Covid is exhausting in a number of ways. When many of my UK friends are grappling with more lockdowns and restrictions, we are blissfully immune to it in Guatemala through sheer ignorance. There is no reliable data and we can only roughly guess how good or how bad...
My therapist says…

My therapist says…

When I did my counselling training I would occasionally meet up for a drink with some of my psychologically minded friends. We would have a good chat, exchange views on various aspects of theory and sometimes mention an interesting piece of insight from our...
Let’s have a Kiki

Let’s have a Kiki

Guatemala has just emerged from a five month lockdown. We had to bear the excruciating limitations of the curfew. When rushing back home before 6PM, I often felt like Cinderella, wondering if I might turn into a pumpkin. It has been quite a while since the pandemic...
This is the new normal

This is the new normal

You may be ever so slightly irritated by the title of this post. Yet another clich√© added to the “We’re all in this together”, implying that everybody in the world is affected to the same extent by the Coronavirus pandemic. If you’re reading...
The Nigerian Method

The Nigerian Method

Have you ever found yourself on the other side of the world and met someone who just embodied their values in every single breath they take? The sort of person who mostly knows THE WHY of whatever they were put on this Earth to do… ¬† experiences on the other...