I listened to Professor Phil Manning from the University of Manchester talking so enthusiastically about the impact of the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs some 66 million years ago. Aside from revealing what happened on the very last day of the dinosaurs, Professor Manning was more than a little taken with the results that… Read More Loving your work . . .
When life gives you Monday, dip it in glitter and sparkle all day (Ella Woodward).
Adwoa Aboah began modelling while studying drama at Brunel University. In 2017 she was the first cover star of Edward Enninful’s Vogue magazine, and also in that year named GQ Woman of the Year. She founded the online platform Gurls Talk, a discussion forum for mental health, body image and sexuality, and in 2019, Barbie’s… Read More Rising to the occasion . . .
“It is sometimes safer to be taken for a fool and to be overlooked, than be considered wise and have your every word examined.” Madame Boussay, The Burning Chambers, Kate Mosse
In my office at work we have an instruction for our water boiler, reminding users to turn the dial anti-clockwise to release the boiling water. The note isn’t printed, or lengthy, or at all ambiguous. It’s handwritten on a sticky yellow note that might not last too much longer stuck to the front of the… Read More Simple does . . .
I’m bored to hear myself saying the same things. It is necessary to my life to try something new. Carl R Rogers
Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it. Ferris Bueller
I opened an email that told me of the sad passing of someone I hadn’t known personally. I had, however, been lucky enough to attend a lecture they’d given, and I had read one of their books which had really helped me enormously at a very early stage of my research. Not knowing this person… Read More Not holding back . .
I stumbled upon a heartwarming story – Oxton’s ‘first’ toad road closure marks 20 years. I’m no David Attenborough, but I guess that toads are worth saving and being given a safe passage to the other side of the road, so the story is indeed commendable. But what I really loved about it was a… Read More Remarkable . . .
“The part that knows does not speak and the part that speaks does not know.” Lao Tzu