A 4 minute film that’s well-worth watching: “How one girl’s illness changed what a nation eats” (BBC World Hacks) I don’t wish to make any political comment here … just simply to share with you a heartwarming story … and for anyone reluctant to read on, I’m going to give a spoiler alert: yes, it… Read More Very clever …
The motto of the aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, the latest addition to the Royal Navy’s fleet (16 August 2017), is “Semper eadem.” I had to look it up – I wasn’t clever enough at school to do Latin. It means, “Always the same.” And the good residents of Hampshire who recently lined up… Read More Same old?
“I know that change is difficult, and comes slowly, and that it is the work of many days strung together in a long line until the origin of them is forgotten.” Veronica Roth
I came across a delightful story about the difference between the scout badges you could earn 100 years ago, and those available today. I especially liked Clerk (1911) and Digital Maker (2017) – a great contrast between the then and now. For the full story, see the BBC, Newsbeat. I wonder what’s coming around the… Read More How times have changed . . .
I spotted the headline “Fashion success through reinvention” – an article about how the House of Dior has kept their brand fresh over decades. A good article in itself, but the headline grabbed my attention for the concept simply of success through reinvention. I wondered, can this apply to personal development also? And if not exactly… Read More Success through reinvention . . .
This may be one of the hardest things I’ve had to do, but never let it be said, please, that I’m not open to change. From now on. Just to be. Clear. I’m going to. Try. To put. One space. Not two. After every. Full. Stop. I hear that two spaces are a thing of… Read More It hurts . . .
A friend’s decision to change from margarine to real butter was based on a meaningful life event (which I’ll be appropriately discreet about). How wonderful to make a move towards the authentic, to be who you really want to be, to do something different. Butter or not, serious thought or throwing caution to the wind… Read More Making a change . . .
“Who cannot escape his prison but must each day rebuild it” Karen Solie Spiral, The Living Option