A Christmas Message from 1914: Peace In No Man’s Land

On Christmas 1914 troops from both sides laid down their weapons and met in No Man's Land. For one day they were no longer enemies but friends - giving gifts, exchanging stories and even playing football amongst the destruction. This is one soldier's account:(www.historyhole.com) "We shook hands, wished each other a Merry Xmas, and were … Continue reading A Christmas Message from 1914: Peace In No Man’s Land

Why you should keep creating even if nobody notices

Recently I have been reading what has become my new favourite book: Elizabeth Gilbert's Big Magic - a book on how to live creatively and courageously. Both myself and Elizabeth are on personal journeys with writing but the same principles apply to any art form from pottery to pole dancing to playing in a rock band. The … Continue reading Why you should keep creating even if nobody notices