Category Archives: Challengers of the status quo

Could kindness be the way?

Fiona Robyn, published novelist, psychotherapist, creativity coach and blogger at Writing Our Way Home extended an invitation to join her in a celebration of kindness.   As a practiser of  nonviolent communication and lover of all things kind, in and out of work, I enthusiastically agreed to join in.       This is what arrived […]

The Pleasure Manifesto

The Pleasure Manifesto   hello my name is Pauline Esson and this is my question to the world well, let’s make that a bit more personal my question to you   is your life a pleasure? that’s quite a question, let’s leave a minute for that             and if it’s […]

It’s a pleasure doing business with you!

  It’s a pleasure doing business with you. I don’t know why, but that always has an Irish accent when I say it in my head and is followed by ‘and so it is’ and maybe also ‘to be sure’.  I have a great and genuine affection for the Irish, I’m not taking the p**s. […]

The Pleasure Report. Weeks 29&30. The whisky and megaphone edition.

Weeks 29 and 30 in the year of pleasure The Pleasure Week 29, thirty four points and a 34:1 pleasure to pain ratio Week 30, fifty one points and a 51:1 pleasure to pain ratio There can be no romping ahead into the regular report however, without mention of the 1 in those pleasure to […]

New home, new focus

Welcome to my new home. I’ve moved. And I’ve changed almost everything. I know. It’s a shock. I’m only just getting used to it myself. There has definitely been a symbolic crossing of the water. The bridge in the picture reminds me of that. The website has a new name and looks completely different too. […]