Thanks to Tony Barton from Red Kite for sharing. Tony was one of my teachers during my Coach Training.
Taken a couple of weeks ago from the Space Station, a picture of Ireland from a cloudless sky. For those who wonder where ReesAcres is, it’s in the County of Cork, the Townland of Fahouragh, and the parish of Castlehaven, comfortably close to the sea about 3 miles or so from Skibbereen. Right down theContinue reading “ReesAcres from a cloudless sky”
This tickled me this morning. A poem by John O’Donnell Heard on the ever interesting Sunday Miscellany. LINK
I first heard this song nearly 50 years ago, I was hitch hiking from Cardiff to London at the start of a trip that eventually took me to the Greek Islands via Yugoslavia (as it was then). I got a lift in a mini and the driver played Crosby,Continue reading “Our house, with two cats in the yard…”
Today, April 1st, I have been classed as self-employed for 40 years. That means that I have taken responsibility for ensuring that I keep a roof over my (and my family’s) head, that I acknowledge when times are good and acknowledge that times will not be so good. I have had ups, downs, made mistakes,Continue reading “40 Years On….”
“Most runners run not because they want to live longer, but because they want to live life to the fullest. If you’re going to while away the years, it’s far better to live them with clear goals and fully alive then in a fog, and I believe running helps you to do that. Exerting yourselfContinue reading “The Monday Morning Quote #651”
From Saturday’s FT. I always enjoy “The Inventory” section in the weekend magazine but this one more than most. I thought I would share.
Sometime when you’re feeling important;Sometime when your ego’s in bloom;Sometime when you take it for granted,You’re the best qualified in the room:Sometime when you feel that your going,Would leave an unfillable hole,Just follow these simple instructions,And see how they humble your soul. Take a bucket and fill it with water,Put your hand in it upContinue reading “The Indispensable Man”
A Christmas card arrived today from an old friend who was a patient before she and her family became firm friends. The fact that she called my successor by my name 15 years after I moved on made me smile.
Probably the best daily blogger of the several I read. Here’s the profile of a true polymath, an excellent writer and sharer of knowledge. I often do not understand fully the subjects he covers but I always come away feeling grateful for his insights. Yesterday’s blogpost featured a long discussion on Brexit, which he was against, withContinue reading “Who I read – John Naughton”