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 horizons. Expanding your empathy might offer...
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