Tag Archives: inspiration

Muse Sighting

She pulls up behind me at the traffic light. She’s old. Her lips lined like someone permanently tasting a sour lemon, although that’s just the state of her face and doesn’t appear to be connected to her personality. She’s good-looking … Continue reading

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Benjamin Zander on TED

I am very excited today, because WordPress will now let us embed TED talks into posts. Let the trumpets sound, or at least some inspirational, insightful and entertaining lectures. Benjamin Zander is the co-author of The Art of Possibility, one … Continue reading

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How Melany Made It All Worthwhile

I survived the heat of the multi-cultural festival. Were you waiting with bated breath to find that out? My favourite memory¬†of the festival is Melany. The conceit of my presentation was that I was trying to get people to sign … Continue reading

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