Letting the Baby Fly

There's little else that gets me 'buzzing' and makes me feel a deep sense of pride in the same way that watching my business grow does. The other day I read a blog on our A Mind Apart page, by a year ten work experience student, that made me remember why I do what I… Continue reading Letting the Baby Fly

Brazil: The End of an Era: The Start of a New Chapter

Life doesn't stop. I've been reminded of this during this visit to Brazil. As I’m sat eating breakfast on my final morning (for this visit) in the country where I left my heart eleven years ago, I’m considering the friendships that started then, the people I invested in both physically and spiritually. There have been… Continue reading Brazil: The End of an Era: The Start of a New Chapter

From Snow to Sun: From Robot to Human

Leaving the cold and the snow behind, Thursday I arrived in the country that I fell in love with eleven years ago. As A Mind Apart grows, it's time for me to begin to return to the original dream. But before I give away my secrets and future plans there have been  more pressing matters… Continue reading From Snow to Sun: From Robot to Human

Protecting Our Children in the Performing Arts

It's an accepted fact that children are used in the creative industries. Whether they are modelling for commercial advertising or make up part of the West End cast for the latest musical. I of all people encourage children and young people to follow their dreams encouraging them to audition and seek opportunities that excite them.… Continue reading Protecting Our Children in the Performing Arts

Why do We Need to Keep Persevering?

This week has been a long week...In fact this month is proving to be a long month and we're only on the seventh day. Sometimes things don't go exactly how we had hoped; people let us down, we face personal trials and tests and we have a bad day, week or even month. Why is… Continue reading Why do We Need to Keep Persevering?