The barrel bag with orange trim in the garden

The first of the barrel bag collection for SS19

The Barrel bag: The first of the barrel bag collection for SS19. See more details on the About and the Kahoodol bespoke pages #springsummer19 #kahoodolleather #kahoodol #handmadebag #handmade #handcrafted #handmadeleather #bristol #leather

The Parachute bag image

The Parachute Bag

A new commission bag based on the fantastic Parachute bag from Debruir Ireland. I love the original bag and my interpretation. @debruir #springsummer19 #kahoodolleather #kahoodol #handmadebag #handmade #handcrafted #handmadeleather #bristol #leather See the About page for a video and more details on Kahoodol Bespoke page.

clear your mental fog

Clear your mental fog and improve clear thinking.

Mental fog is often described as a “cloudy-headed” feeling. Common conditions of brain fog include poor memory, difficulty focusing or concentrating, and struggling with articulation. Imagine if you could concentrate your brain power into one bright beam and focus it like a laser on whatever you wish to accomplish. Many people struggle to concentrate. And […]

Listen more than you speak

Listen more than you talk

For most people speaking and listening in a balanced are one key way to interpret our world.  Unfortunately if we do not think about the amount that we speak and listen then it makes it really difficult to actually understand each other. Ironically, the more we talk, the less we’re able to communicate. Think Before […]

Smile like you mean it

Smile like you mean it!

I really like this blog post which I read recently about the psychology of Smiling. Nothing more to say really! See the original here . Smile: A Powerful Tool Alex Korb Ph.D. I’ll cut right to the chase and you can go back to whatever you were doing: smile, relax, sit up straight. You’re welcome. In […]


Adopt an attitude of gratitude.

Gratitude is the key to living a happy and fulfilled life. It is one of the greatest gifts that we can give to ourselves and to others, gratitude is free, and it won’t drain your bank account. Look For The Good:   Complaining feels good because it provides us with an outlet to express our anger, but […]

Time to Change

Only Worry about things that you can control:

If you are like most people you probably spend more time worrying than you should.  Worrying about job security, project deadlines, health, shrinking budgets, rising taxes, the housing market, world poverty, our children’s safety, even the weather. Some things we can control, others we clearly cannot. The key to maintaining a positive attitude in life […]

What do I value!

What do I value!

What are the things that I treasure the most in life? I have tried to spend a short amount of time thinking about the answer to this question. Below are my initial thoughts: Time and life: As I grow older time seems to pass by much quicker. It is, therefore, important to spend time wisely. […]

Happy Introverts!

David Explores more about Happy Introverts!

What Kind of Happy are You? I have been focusing on what it is like to be an introvert in the 21st century. As with some of my previous posts below is a web article that I read and I thought was interesting and fitted my point of view. I therefore share it with “The […]



Trust is Fragile! I am happier and more confident than I have felt for some time and I am trying to understand how it manifests itself in my real life. I wanted to think a bit about Trust and how trusting someone works and I realised that it is easier to trust someone when you […]