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Me? I work hard. I play hard. And I am pleased to be me. My 25th High School Reunion is
woman swinging on hanging monkey bar rings at beach. Wearing a red shorts and top and pink gym shoes.
Earlier this month I was in Los Angeles (to give a TEDx talk - more on that in another post!)
woman playing cello, wearing a red dress and with a music stand in front of her
This is the recording of Laura Ritchie and JP Ekins performing the Rachmaninov Sonata on 7 May 2022
This is a story of what the professor (aka 'me') does when the students are away ... It's been a
This afternoon I was a guest speaker at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, speaking to the string
Yesterday was a long travel day. Actually I'm not sure it still isn't yesterday - or maybe I skipped forward
Looking back gives an amazing simplicity to things. You know, hindsight - it's the concept of rear-view mirror culture McLuhan
person wearing reindeer hoodie standing in front of glass sided chapel
I write about 'yes' a lot, I wrote a whole book about 'yes', and there's a lot of positivity in
box of baking mixture, christmas tree branches in background.
It's the time of year when people think, reflect, take time - to do things, be with people, and to
image or person smiling, wearing sunglasses and sport hat. Field in background
I woke up early (that's before 5am kind of early) to the sound of THERE'S SMOKE IN THE BEDROOM, THE