“You are a vehicle for the endless circle of giving and receiving. Great riches go to those who provide things of the most value and they in turn must pass the riches on.” Napoleon Hill
I am a music “fan” and have been seriously for over 40 years. I had a Saturday job in the year when I sat my O-levels in John Menzies in Queen Street, Cardiff. If you’re not familiar with this long gone (from South of Hadrian’s Wall) retail chain they were similar to WH Smith although theContinue reading “Thank You For The Music”
I think that the use of technology has improved the quality of health care throughout the world. However I am not an advocate of the widespread dissemination of patient “information”. The government’s NHS spine IT system is misguided and open to the sort of accidental abuse that is bound to happen with busy people usingContinue reading “NHS Care Records Scheme”
I wrote in my last ezine about whether twitter was a “nine-day wonder.” In response Chris Barrow sent me the link to this article – it’s a good read, thanks cb. Here’s the summary: For me, it comes down to these 4 things: Transparency & Values: Twitter constantly reminds me of who I want toContinue reading “How Twitter can make you a better and happier person”
“Some regard private enterprise as if it were a predatory tiger to be shot. Others look upon it as a cow that they can milk. Only a handful see it for what it really is – the strong horse that pulls the whole cart.” Winston Churchill
I bought this on a whim after reading a review somewhere. It won’t be so much a weekend read as a bedside one to send me to sleep with inspiration, or to grab if the brain stirs me in the early hours. Compiled by Tom Butler-Bowden under the headings: Attract It Create It Manage ItContinue reading “The Weekend Read – 50 Prosperity Classics”
An interesting list from an influential man, Napoleon Hill. Positive Mental Attitude Good Health Harmony in Relationships Freedom from Fear Hope of Achievement Capacity for Faith Willingness to Share your Blessings Having a Labour of Love or Purpose An Open Mind on all Subjects Self-Discipline Capacity to Understand People Economic Security
The Who were just another band until I saw Monterey Pop at a midnight screening at the the Globe Cinema in Albany Road, Cardiff in 1969. Then I saw this and became a complete and unreconstructed fan and remain so.
So for everything in rugby that makes me Welsh. Here’s something from my mother’s side that makes me Irish. I knew about Michael Collins from the pram I swear, I was told that my grandmother knew him. I know that my grandfather fought the English at the same time as him. Neil Jordan’s film wasContinue reading “Indulge Me…..4”
The sidestep, according to Gerald Davies, is “The Small Man’s Revenge”. Here are some of the greatest sidesteps & swerves – everything that makes me proud to be a Welshman when rugby is played.