Roland’s Rambling & Reminiscing

I intend to write a short blog every two weeks. The theme will be my own personal thoughts on what I have experienced in my life’s journey. Some of my thoughts and views, you may not be in agreement with, that’s fine. I have no right to change your views, may be you will reply and start a discussion. My varied and experiences have helped me in my therapy, to understand my clients. In many cases I have been down that track myself. Or know someone who has also been down that track. Here is a short history of my life. I do not claim to have done anything great or exceptional. What I do claim is my ability to accept change. Most people in their life, something unexpected happens, completely beyond their control. It’s like a game of snakes and ladders. Just when you are just going to reach home, you land on a long snake and you go back to start. If you talk to the majority of successful people, you will get the same story. Their reason for success is their ability to accept change. Also total belief and focus of the goals they aim to achieve. I was born back in England on a small farm in 1936. Three years before the start of the 2nd World War. I can remember the first tractor coming on the farm. All power was horses. The first tractor had iron wheels and was completely open to the elements. The seat was plain steel with a small amount of spring in it. If you wanted to make it more...