writer & coach
How do we find a little balance and contentment in this over-stressed modern world? That was my quest in Urban Worrier: Adventures in the Lost Art of Letting Go, where I tried cliff-jumping, clowning, meditation and even naturism, before finding the answers I was seeking.
Now as a coach and trainer I’m privileged to accompany my clients on their own inner journeys of discovery – with a particular passion for mid-life transition, parenthood, creative process and male rite of passage. Go to my coaching pages for more information, testimonials, or to arrange a free consultation call.
ONE clear morning in May, Nick Thorpe left his Edinburgh flat, ducked off the commuter route and hitched a ride aboard a little white canal boat, heading west towards the sea…
It was the first mutinous step in a delightful boat-hopping odyssey that would take him 2,500 miles through Scotland’s canals, lochs and coastal waters, from the industrial Clyde to the scattered islands of Viking Shetland.
ON A fateful South American bus trip, journalist Nick Thorpe overheard an improbable plan: to sail 2,500 miles to Easter Island on a boat made of reeds. Intrigued by this modern-day Kon-Tiki, he blagged his way on board only to find himself with nagging questions.
Eight Men and a Duck charts this most eccentric of Pacific voyages as it lurched between high drama and high farce…