BBC Home Editor Mark Easton writes a truly wonderful piece on why quiet is good for us: Why August’s ‘silly season’ is good for the soul. Before you say goodbye to August 2018, it might be worth a read, perhaps with the aim of capturing the spirit of this silliest of months to extend into… Read More Don’t be daft . . .
A little story for those amongst us who might be wondering when their paid-for working career will come to a close . . . At the age of 16, Bill McDermott took ownership of a delicatessen that he bought through a funding deal with the previous owner. Today he’s the highest-paid leader of a German… Read More Pleasure, not punishment . . .
An interesting article on how we might better choose our careers . . . ‘Find Your Passion’ Is Awful Advice
A bus arrived outside my office window. A double-decker variety, with a digital sign on it that read, “Exam Bus.” I work in the field of education, and we support students with travel between our city campuses, so the concept of the bus wasn’t a surprise, but the new, shiny sign was. So much so… Read More Get on board . . .
On the eve of his victory, in the Tour de France 2018, Geraint Thomas intimated he daren’t let himself quite believe that the next day all he had to do was to cross the finish line in Paris: “I’m really trying not to cry, it’s unbelievable. I tried not to think about it, just… Read More A winning combination . . .
“I can be a better me than anyone can.” Diana Ross