As I sat in the courtyard outside of the Portland Collection gallery yesterday eating my lunch whilst taking in the warm spring sun I realised yet again just how lucky I am. All around the world shit is happening at too alarming a rate and yet here it this small part of England all was well in the world. Sometimes I really do think we need to stop and look around and say you know what life isn’t that bad (I guess that might be a bit more difficult in Homms or some god forsaken refugee camp). However, I also know that not too many years ago I was going full pelt, letting the whole thing envelope me and then paying an awful price for that.
So with the wisdom of age may I say to my younger self, chill out man, embrace the moment and as the great philosopher Tallahassee says “…enjoy the little things…”