My written articles

Understanding Motivation

Understanding Motivation is Key to Success

You’ve heard the phrase ‘knowledge is power’?   Well, the knowledge in understanding why and what motivates us in today’s ever-changing ...
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Sri Lanka Classroom

Lessons from Sri Lanka

“What were your best bits?”, “What’s the most memorable thing you did?”, “What was your overall impression?” are just some ...
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Wilpattu National Park – Camping Sri Lankan style

We get to within 5 minutes of Wilpattu National Park and Bodhi pulls over to the side of the road.  ...
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Touring Sigiriya; Polonnaruwa, Heritage, Monastery, Buddhism

After my experience with Rani the elephant,  I then did some more traditional touring of Sigiriya, sight-seeing the next day ...
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Sri Lanka Elephants and a bucket list item ticked

My first morning in Sigiriya dawned and I jumped up with glee as I was about to tick off one ...
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Sigiriya Sri Lanka, Spice Garden and Sri Lanka Gem Mining

Preparing to leave Villa Rosa in Kandy (see previous article) for Sigiriya I was surprised to find that it had ...
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Kandy, Sri Lanka, City, Commerce, Buddhist faith and Ayurvedic medicine

As you descend from the mountains, Kandy, Sri Lanka’s second city appears below you like a glittering oasis in the ...
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Sri Lanka, Tea from Leaf to Laser

The next morning, I was disappointed that the monkeys did not make an appearance before I had to head off ...
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Sri Lanka travel tips – adapting to customs and climate

I am travelling round Sri Lanka learning a lot about the country’s customs, countryside and food. As I travel I ...
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Finding answers in Sri Lanka – the answers lie within yourself

Last night, whilst enjoying another fabulous Sri Lankan feast for dinner, another British couple arrived.  They sat at a table nearby and, ...
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Tales from Sri Lanka – Perseverance, adventure and bruises

After my arrival in Sri Lanka I was determined to experience as much of this beautiful country as possible. Today ...
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Lessons from Sri Lanka – The Island That Glitters

I mentioned in my previous article that I am taking a break from my normal business articles while I travel ...
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Widening Horizons

Widening Horizons – Explore and find challenge

Sometimes, when nothing much is happening at a given time, it’s an opportunity to deliberately seek out change.  It’s about ...
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motivational speaker

Learn How to Bend in the Winds of Change

In my last article I was expostulating about making change happen for yourself which then got me thinking and observing ...
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Change Motivational Speaker

Make Change Happen – Embrace It

Are you fed up with the position you are currently in?  Frustrated that things are not happening for you as ...
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Unique Selling Point

What is your USP? Stand out from the crowd

It is funny how we’re all brought up to conform, to fit in within society, to be accepted socially.  However, ...
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Harper Lee Motivational

Awareness – Walk a Mile in Someone Else’s Shoes

We’ve all heard the saying, usually as an admonition, that before we judge someone we should understand their experiences, circumstances ...
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be optimistic

Be Optimistic – Harness Potential

Just before the end of last year I wrote an article on how tough many people and businesses HAD found ...
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