Mystery repairman

Ever get grumpy seeing broken fences and benches in your neighbourhood? According to the Oldham Evening Chronicle, a local cyclist called Stephen Rimmer aged 37 had got fed up about this sort of thing too. Only, he decided to do something about it and set about mending them himself. He put right 18 benches and … Continue reading Mystery repairman

Cost free shop

There is a village in Yorkshire near the town of Skipton. All was well until its only shop closed down two years ago. Time for some creative thinking by the councillors. So with no costs they opened a tiny ‘open all hours’ grocery store. No shop-keeper, no locked door and not much room. But the disused … Continue reading Cost free shop

Stillness – How to find it?

Beset with countless challenges and tasks we find stillness in the mind not something that comes readily. However just taking 2 minutes to complete a brief guided visualisation can make some difference. Pretend to yourself that around you is a white sandy beach. It is early in the morning and you can see the sun … Continue reading Stillness – How to find it?