As long as the guy was around, the leadership was sound. It was when the guy left that things got very nervy. The guy was solid. He had been around a long time and so knew which paths to take and which options were worth considering. He didn’t force anything, he just gave sound advice. […]Read More The Demise: Down To Influence?
If only she didn’t turn back. The instructions were clear. We were told to leave. Leave as soon as possible because there was a major development taking place in the city and if we stayed we would be swept up in it and would not survive. I was very clear to my daughters and my […]Read More No Turning Back
One of the people I was teaching asked me to explain the term ‘substantial’. On that occasion I got all technical on them and said that it meant – stuff. When something is substantial it is full of stuff. When it is not substantial it doesn’t have a lot of stuff in it. The person […]Read More Something Substantial: Not Just A Cheese Sandwich
I love a good political thriller. The intrigue, the ambition, the aspiration, the connections, the soaring hopes, the corrupting, the demise, the mess and in some cases the lessons to learn that might point to some sort of redemption. Might. A lot of the political thrillers I come across don’t tend to have much in […]Read More Finding A Rule That’s Right
Word in for the word out. There are different ways that the word gets in you. It can be read, it can be heard, it can be seen, it be felt. Of the various things that makes its way into the system not all of it to allow us to be the better for the […]Read More A Shape Of Things To Come
There is a personal and individual way of looking at things. Am I in shape? Am I fit enough? Am I firing on all cylinders? In the team sports there is an aspect in which the player ensures first and foremost that they are in prime condition. They appreciate that the team is needed to […]Read More Things Are Shaping Up: An Expression
Ahhhhhhh the shape. What makes it the way it is how the lines join up. They might join in a pointed manner. There might be a flow throughout as though there is a single line. Either way the shape is given its definition by the lines that keep in touch. Life is a lot about […]Read More Things Are Shaping Up: Keeping In Touch