Twenty years ago I lived in London for three years (man, you know you’re getting ‘propa old’ when your stories start with ‘twenty years ago’…). Despite the big city’s stubborn indifference to common courtesy, good manners, and personal space, I loved living there. Having spent my life growing up in the small northern town of … More What Meeting Jarvis Cocker Taught Me About Life
‘You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever.’ Steve Jobs I wrote a book. I didn’t know I was writing a book, … More Connecting the Dots
This post is a thank you, to everybody that has read my book and for the very generous reviews and comments that have been written. It’s hard to say just how much it means to have your words resonate with the lives of others; to make them smile, laugh, cry and think. Most important to … More Something Changed – The Reviews Are In!
This post was originally written for Positively Positive. Change. Apparently we don’t do the change thing very well. In fact, somewhere along the way it seems that we became so rubbish at it that ‘Change Managers’ and ‘Change Agents’ seem to have sprung up all over the place. (Can you imagine the graveyards of the … More Something Changed – Embracing Life’s Unexpected Detours
I wrote a book, I don’t know if you noticed, I don’t mention it much. Writing it helped me to deal with some very difficult challenges. Now, it’s time to talk. I hope that I can encourage others – and men in particular – to feel more able to admit to, talk about, and overcome … More It’s Time to Talk (in a Middlesbrough Accent…) – The Vlog!
Well, it would appear that I’m a published author. And it feels… amazing! I have been an avid reader my whole life and would never have imagined that I would one day hold my own book in my hands, much less that people would want to read it. Seeing and holding my book for the … More Anything is Possible
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‘In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth…’ Thus begins the most popular creation account / story / myth (delete as applicable) in human history. The question of the origins of our creation has exercised humankind’s greatest minds for as long as we have existed, as has the question of the nature – … More Where Did THAT Come From?!? – On Creativity
Life can change forever in a moment… In the aftermath of marriage breakdown how do we pick ourselves up and start again? In August 2014 Matthew Williams was forced to do just that. In Something Changed he navigates us through his journey with wit and wisdom, taking in divorce, dating and self-discovery while facing the … More ‘Something Changed’ – Book Now Available on Amazon Kindle
Life can change forever in a moment… In the aftermath of marriage breakdown how do we pick ourselves up and start again? In August 2014 Matthew Williams was forced to do just that. In Something Changed he navigates us through his journey with wit and wisdom, taking in divorce, dating and self-discovery while facing the … More Book Trailer: ‘Something Changed – Stumbling through Divorce, Dating & Depression’