Quest for Adequacy…..

Quest for Adequacy…..

It’s very hard to be positive against an advancing wall of rejection. Up until this week, whilst I may not have made progress, I was successful in treading water. My frantic efforts, were at least keeping me in the same place. I was fighting the advancing...
Unfair Comparison

Unfair Comparison

If there is one thing that I can remember doing for my entire life, apart from Breathing and Eating, it is comparing myself to others.. In these  comparisons, I’m never favoured. I am harder on myself than I ever could be to anybody else.  This habit...
Lessons in Life From Metal Mickey –

Lessons in Life From Metal Mickey –

I read something on LinkedIn last week that triggered a whole flood of memories…. A few years ago, I used to run a couple of shifts a week, usually over a weekend, at a volunteer night shelter in a large UK City. We would take in around 30 “guests” a...
Only 42 if you want it to be…..

Only 42 if you want it to be…..

Arthur Schopenhauer (Yes him again) tells us, in one of his books, “The work of genius may be music, philosophy, painting, or poetry; it is nothing for use or profit. To be useless and unprofitable is one of the characteristics of genius; it is their patent of...