A stumble may prevent a fall

“A stumble may prevent a fall” its a wonderful aphorism I perhaps overuse but it speaks to the enduring human spirit of tenacity, of trying and failing and then getting up and trying again. It speaks to perhaps the mistake or problem you just faced and how it may make you wiser more stronger forContinue reading “A stumble may prevent a fall”

No one ever got dumber sharing an idea

I have noticed a selfishness of late, not in my company I work for in particular but in people in general. A reluctance to spend time with folks just talking about ideas. That for me is a big shame, its my lifeblood, its my passion, I can’t exist without discussion and discourse on ideas. IsContinue reading “No one ever got dumber sharing an idea”

Best life advice I ever received

I got this advice from my grandfather, he started out as machinery worker in a Med device company and made it all the way to being General Manager of the company before it was bought out by Smith and Nephew, which later was acquired by GSK. Anyway, one day he took me into the factoryContinue reading “Best life advice I ever received”

My Beach Hut; Margaritaville

Let me introduce you to my Beach hut; Margaritaville is her name – You can see her on Lancing Beach. I spend most weekends here with a beer doing odd DIY tasks to heep her looking ship shape, then in the evenings. we have summer BBQs and beers, In the winter; a cup of teaContinue reading “My Beach Hut; Margaritaville”

First line of ‘Their Eyes Were Watching God’ by Zora Neale Hurston

One of my colleagues sent this to me as an example of a wonderful first line, I wanted to share as it is both literary and an allusion to the nautical “Ships at a distance have every man’s wish on board.” The opening paragraph continues with, “For some they come in with tide. For othersContinue reading “First line of ‘Their Eyes Were Watching God’ by Zora Neale Hurston”