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What is freedom?

During the Royal Wedding weekend I avoided the wall to wall broadcasts, banners, street parties and hype.  A group of about 40 of us met up to camp in a field in the middle of the countryside to spend 4 days chilling out and exploring the inner and outer worlds.…

Spellings - do they matter?

It has been interesting following the impact of search engines on the need to spell over the last few years.   Searching used to be a precise skill - one where I noticed courses being advertised in 'how to search'.  The spelling of what you were looking for had to…

Pills instead of relationship counselling?

I was shocked to read that there has been a 40% rise in prescriptions for anti depressants (SSRI's) since 2006.  There are now 23 million prescriptions a year for these. There have been various attempts to explain this, including better diagnosis and the economic downturn.  I think another, so far,…

Living together and Pre-nuptual Agreements

There have been a number of very welcome changes to the law in recent months. One of those was made on 10th October 2010: “The judgment is clear that pre-nuptial agreements are presumed to be enforceable except where they lead to unfair outcomes. Any arguments about unfairness are to be left…

Not enough sex?

Sex. A fascinating word with so many meanings and connotations. Sex and Intimacy is one of the most important issues in a relationship but also probably the least discussed. Why is it that we are afraid to talk openly to our partners about our desires and how to meet theirs?…