We probably don't need more information

By default, we often believe we need more information. More…

The definition of sacrifice: an alternative view

So much about so many things is just the way we choose to look…

Silence in the aftermath of trauma: golden or grim?

Diarmuid Ferriter, the Irish historian who has become a campaigner…

Identity and deciding who we truly are

Dr Phil Hammond was talking about defining "health" recently.…

Extraordinary ordinary

This post inspired by my friend Claire Bellis's beautiful tribute…

Brexit and the mood of uncertainty

If you're anywhere in Europe, it's hard to avoid talk of Brexit…

The best definition of success I've ever heard

There's many a definition of success, but I haven't yet heard…

The power of small: education, business and sport

I posted the second episode of my new podcast this week, with…

Dr. Phil Hammond's definition of health

Dr. Phil Hammond was on Channel 4's Countdown a couple of weeks…

Birdwatching with Granda at the kitchen table

My mother likes to tell a story about me when I was maybe seven…