Viewing entries posted in January 2010
3502102037_b421073cd0_m When the fairies doled
out my christening gifts, they forgot a perfect memory. My
weakness is names. But I'm not alone. According to David
Eagleton's, Sum, we waste over...
4063068028_bd5b51baca The French diplomat Charles
Talleyrand once remarked: When a diplomat says 'Yes', he
means 'Maybe'; when he says 'Maybe', he means 'No'; and if
he say 'No', he's no diplomat at all. Talleyrand's
diplomatic prowess in the reign of King Louis XVI...
Backcountry-skiing-snow-shelter-sm It's a pertinent
question as Arctic conditions grip Britain. And as we
enter a New Year that's guaranteed to bring its further
share of surprises.
For whatever our desire for control in our lives, one thing
that life guarantees us is its fundamental...
It is usual, at this time of year, to make a series of
earnest New Year's Resolutions which by tradition you
resolutely fail to keep. Why not try promising yourself some
New Year's Explorations instead and widen your personal
Expanding your empathy might offer...