My uncle died last night, of lung cancer. He was a good, good man and I will miss him dearly. When I started writing there were 3 ‘D’s that I knew would be my main themes: divorce, dating and depression. At the back of my mind was the thought that there was a bigger ‘D’ … More “The Sun Doesn’t Go Down” – Facing Life’s Final Journey
“Thousands of pounds for a piece of paper…” Cynics have often voiced this opinion of the value of marriage. And in a bitter irony you could say exactly the same thing about divorce. Only the signing of the papers takes place without ceremony and the cost is counted in far more than pounds and pence… … More Something Changed: The Anatomy of a Divorce
“Have you met the new Project Manager yet?” “No, what’s he like?” “Well he comes with quite a big reputation. I was talking with Sally in accounts yesterday and she said she’d heard that he redefines what’s possible by developing the whole person.” “Really?” “And Derek in HR was telling me that many of his … More Your LinkedIn Profile is Full of Sh*t
OK, so what gives? I’d like to think I’m a good role model to my children. I’d like to think that I set a good example for my young son to follow of how to be a good man. But when it comes to attracting – and keeping – a woman, well, it seems I’ve … More My Son’s Got More Game Than I Do. He’s 5 Years Old.
My name’s Matthew and I’m a writer. We all play a number of roles and adopt a number of labels in our lives, some of which are more fulfilling than others. On the face of it being able to say ‘I am a writer’ would appear to be a source of greater satisfaction than ‘I … More Me, My Blog & I – The Joy of Writing
Ever been rejected? Of course you have. We all have. And doesn’t it just hurt like a… ? Well, I’ll let you insert your own expletive. I’m not going to whine on about it, I’m not the first and I won’t be the last. Hell, in the last couple of weeks I’ve rejected somebody myself … More Lessons From a Recovering Reject