Monthly Archives: June 2012

More Important Than Your Career

Something I read resonated with me, this week.  It was an article on how to budget your time and your money for your hobbies.  http://lifehacker.com/productivity/  The phrase that stayed with me was this:  the “trick to happiness: treat your hobby … Continue reading

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Why You Ought to Pay for Music (Even if Nobody Makes You)

Each of us has a choice to make.  Each and every consumer of music can, of their own volition, choose how they behave toward musicians and thereby create the future they wish to see.  Our choices have consequences.  Choose poorly … Continue reading

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Treasure Unearthed

It was only three quid, so I bought it for old time’s sake.  I have a fondness for music of this era.  Maybe I could refresh my memory and learn (or re-learn) a few things about what made this music … Continue reading

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Caitlin on Confidence

I watched something interesting, last night.  It was an interview with author Caitlin Moran, recorded at the recent Hay Literary Festival, on a wide range of subjects and topics.  Never afraid to be outspoken, as evidenced in her twitter tweets, … Continue reading

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A Form of Immortality

Immortality is a funny thing.  I suspect many harbour a secret dream of living forever, but few of us want the incessant, unending infirmity that begins at around one hundred years of age.  That said, don’t you find it amazing … Continue reading

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Savour the Flavour

One of the best and most pleasurable things you can do in your whole life and one which you should do, if the opportunity ever arises, is take lunch at a Michelin starred restaurant and try their taster menu.  It … Continue reading

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Something to Consider

In the mid nineteen nineties, I lost my job.  The European Development Centre I was leading was closed down.  I could give you my first hand opinion for why that was, but as the reasons became the central point at … Continue reading

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