A street vending machine in Sydney, Australia, is addressing psychological needs and getting people talking . . . The Intangible Goods Well worth a read, on so many levels.
“As people age, they confuse changes in themselves with changes in the world, and changes in the world with moral decline—the illusion of the good old days.” Steven Pinker
I had a lot of printing to do the other day, and so found myself in the printing/photocopying room for several minutes. Not too long … I’d hate you to think I was chopping down a tree or reverting to good old fashioned paper in favour of my beloved technology. But … in there I… Read More Half a minute!
“Reconnect to what makes you happy and brings you joy. If there is something that used to make you happy which you have stopped doing, do it again. Seek to find deeper meaning and significance rather than living on the surface.” Susan C Young
Here in my little world I have a grandson who at only 4 months is showing interest in the bright, shiny, touchy-feely books we’ve already bought him. So it struck me as rather poignant when I heard a story about Mosul, where the University’s library has recently been re-stocked due to the generosity of a… Read More Taking stock …
I don’t know where you stand on the whole existentialism debate. I’ve never previously been entirely sure either, though have long tried to make a stand. I’ve got a book by my bedside table. It’s about the lives of some of the famous existentialists. It’s even written for a populist audience – you know, the… Read More Now I get it …
“It’s a funny thing about life, once you begin to take note of the things you are grateful for, you begin to lose sight of the things that you lack.” Germany Kent
“The information about what to say or ask does not come from a script. It comes in the moment, in this moment, and then the next moment. To ‘dance in this moment’ is to be very present to what is happening right now and to respond to that stimulus rather than to a master plan.”… Read More Are you dancing?
“You have to start laughing at yourself at some point” Christine McVie
“And while I try not to take myself too seriously, I really think things over. I analyse my history and I bring it forward to make my present better.” (Andie MacDowell)