Life Lessons

18 months on and the Commonwealth Games

It is astonishing how something which you thought you had buried can still come back to haunt you. The Commonwealth Games started almost two weeks ago and I was glued to the screen, listening to the action through the left earbud of my headphones, one eye on my work screen and one eye on the… Continue reading 18 months on and the Commonwealth Games

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Life Lessons

The Dream Disillusion – Is the Outcome the ‘Do or Die’ of your Dream?

I haven’t written for a while - and that’s not deliberate. I haven’t had anything worth saying of late. Often the stresses of London cause me to find a distraction to the misery I feel sometimes. I convince myself I’m too busy for internal thought or I deserve an extra pint down at the pub… Continue reading The Dream Disillusion – Is the Outcome the ‘Do or Die’ of your Dream?

politics

Order through Chaos

Fear - the mover and shaker of civilisations, affecting all, including the most powerful of people. Maybe we forget how much it shapes our leaders today - fear of the loss of power (wealth), fear of national security, but most importantly fear of falling behind where we are today. Take Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. In… Continue reading Order through Chaos