“If you’re going through Hell, keep going!” or Why Winston Churchill was Right.

Hell is in the mind – and believe me, our minds can make the world go to hell for us even when common sense is screaming that everything is fine and that we shouldn’t be feeling like this. Ignore it and travel through the darkness – the light at the end of the tunnel isn’t an oncoming train, it’s our realisation that we are alive and able to experience things all the better for having been through the darkness.

Zen and the Art of Tightrope Walking


If you’re going through Hell, keep going” ~ or why Winston Churchill
was right




If life is a journey that begins with our birth, then the ultimate
destination is death. This is simple logic talking, picking apart a
somewhat overused metaphor and deconstructing it. I often wonder at the way the world is, and how blinkered we often are, how focussed on the outcome and not on the process, how determined to get where we’re going as fast as possible.


I’m guilty of it myself, on a regular basis, of wishing to get somewhere and skip the boring parts. And yet, as someone who travels for part of her living, I cover thousands of kilometres a year and very seldom get bored by the countless hours aboard a coach surrounded by other people getting bored and frustrated by the miles. For me, I have…

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