Tag Archives: Dignity

Everybody Holds a Cherished Idea That Won’t Work

We don’t like to be the first to admit it and often we’re the very last, but it has to be said that everyone harbours what they think is a great idea, but it’s never going to work. Artists, especially, … Continue reading

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The Story of Lost Arts

I last came here when my son was a very young, wriggly, distracted, bored, little boy, who wanted to run off and explore.  We stood for a while, watching the artisans ply their craft.  There were marvels being produced.  The … Continue reading

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The Crucial Question

On the radio, the other day, after the arrest of Ratko Mladic, one of the reporters that had covered the Balkan conflict at the time of Mladic’s atrocities retold a tale of the terror, suffering and displacement that the actions … Continue reading

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Does Quality Matter?

Many, many years ago, I read a book that changed my way of looking at the world. The book was Zen and The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance. This little book is a recounting of a road trip taken by the … Continue reading

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