Archive for January, 2011

A reminder that all things end….. (2011-1-27)

Readers will forgive me if under the circumstances that I don’t be quite as forthcoming as perhaps I should, but a modicum of discretion is warranted I feel. Last Wednesday I was contacted by my step-sister with some very bad news, the loss of a family member. It came out of the blue, no warning, […]

Gather ’round people …. (2011-1-23)

Wherever you roam And admit that the waters Around you have grown And accept it that soon You’ll be drenched to the bone If your time to you Is worth savin’ Then you better start swimmin’ Or you’ll sink like a stone …..

Never be afraid to try something different, you might just like it! (2011-1-16)

‘A person needs new experiences. They jar something deep inside, allowing him to grow. Without change something sleeps inside us, and seldom awakens.’ I’ll allow the movie buffs amongst any readers of this blog entry to discover the film that quote is taken from! Last night I had the sheer joy and good fortune to […]

It’s the back to work blues…… (2011-1-4)

Work saves us from three great evils: boredom, vice and need. – Voltaire Happy New Year to one and all. As this is the first blog entry of 2011 I was hoping for a positive piece of prose extolling the virtues of a pleasant break away from the trials and tribulations of work and how […]