‘Normal’ by Rowena J Ronson and Nigel Summerley

‘Normal’ – what does that even mean?? RJR:  I am a great lover of words and I truly respect the power of their use. We create our entire mind’s landscape with words, and what meaning we put to them. ‘Normal’ has never been a word that has gelled with me, in fact, quite the opposite.…

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Living For Today

Living For Today by Rowena J Ronson and Nigel Summerley RJR: ‘Living in the moment’ was a term that many were using before the pandemic. Be present – we told ourselves. We only have today. Don’t live in the past, or the future. Be in the Now. But this past year has changed that a…

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Hidden Behind Your Mask

Hidden Behind Your Mask by Rowena J Ronson and Nigel Summerley NS: It’s been difficult in most of 2020 to have a conversation that didn’t involve the word “mask”. Why has the wearing of a mask become such a controversial subject? In the pandemic, wearing a mask surely can’t do any harm? And whatever level…

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Making Peace … with viruses!

Making Peace… with viruses! by Nigel Summerley and Rowena J Ronson RJR: I am rewatching the film Everest at the moment. It is a thought-provoking account of the journey to the summit on 10 May 1996. One of the climbers reflects to the journalist that it is not about competition as the mountain always has the last word……

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Personal Space – The Final Frontier!

Personal Space – The Final Frontier by Nigel Summerley and Rowena J Ronson Image: Introspection RJR: Do you remember when talking about ‘personal space’ was a thing? I remember when I was in my teens and twenties, we used to kid around about invading each other’s space, and lines like ‘get out of my space’ were…

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We Are Not Helpless – Step Up Into Your Own Power

We Are Not Helpless – Not At All! By Nigel Summerley and Rowena J Ronson NS: Now, more than ever, we might ask: are we at the mercy of forces beyond our control? We are certainly being buffeted by the pandemic and its accompanying crises: economic, social and personal. But are we really helpless? RJR: No…

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Travelling At The Time Of The Corona Virus

Travelling At The Time Of The Corona Virus By Rowena J Ronson and Nigel Summerley NS: As thousands of people die around the world as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, a question that seems to be becoming dominant in Western countries is: will we be able to go on holiday this summer? It is…

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