There are a few more jigsaws on tables around the world than might normally be the case. Some people are rediscovering why they gave them up in the first place. Some people might be realising there’s more to this than meets the eye. Visual acuity is a term for clarity of vision. For clarity, weContinue reading “By way of efficiency comes decline”
Initially oblivious to the cold air sneaking in under the door, it was inescapable once the door was opened. Wind chill was dropping the temperature by as much as 5 or 6 degrees, give or take. So I stayed in doors and read a book called Grit, and relished the contradiction. Another book, or twoContinue reading “Grit”
There is a tension between the idea of reading for change and the action of reading to prepare oneself for sleep. They share the notion that sleep is itself a changed state, but the intention underpinning my attempts at Reading For Change is much grander, requiring long-term shifts in attitude and/or actions. I think I’mContinue reading “Yellowing sedatives”
Could you do it? Could you only have three things on the go at any point in time? Only three! The man on the radio got my attention. “The more things you start, the less you finish,” he said.
Gladwell’s book, Outliers, forces us to confront the idea of individual success. If you’re game, you can use it to evaluate your own life, where you fit, and what options you have. I enjoyed the process.
It’s been a challenging six months since deciding to re-locate and, with so much extra to do along the way, some things slid to the background. It’s time to get some creativity back into the picture.