Tag Archives: Change

The Wonders of Walking…

My surprise discover of the last month is the wonder of walking… For over 15 years I’ve routinely cycled to work; rain or shine, hot or cold – but not freezing cold. My one rule is not to cycle when … Continue reading

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Scienceing the sh1t out of it

I met some old professional friends for an annual reunion yesterday; and was pressed (as we all were) to recount my year. This made me think.  First what did I want to say, why and to what purpose? Second, write … Continue reading

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Concrete or Casuistry?

casuistry (kazjʊɪstri) noun: the resolving of moral problems by the application of theoretical rules. As I continue my voyage through Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Ethics, I also continue to be astonished by the man. Limpid paragraphs of dense and pure meaning, sweeping … Continue reading

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My left foot

Nearly a year ago I was preparing myself for a big change: a change of job, role, sector and working context. About the same time, I decided to change foot. For over 15 years of cycling to work, pretty much … Continue reading

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Peace in our time

After some months of high emotion, major change, turbulence and anxiety; this morning I woke up knackered – but at peace. My other half greeted me, observing I looked like ‘death warmed up’; sleepy, unshaven and generally out of it as … Continue reading

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Ladybirds

   After a wonderful week of goodbyes, this morning, I feel my ladybird has begun to peep its head out from the proverbial matchbox (see my leaving card above); to see a bigger world and a brighter future. I’ve been … Continue reading

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Status

I’ve been really struck in the past couple of weeks by how much some people define status in their lives through work. I was talking to a smart guy I’ve not seen for a couple of years about his mother … Continue reading

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Evolution

There’s a line which sticks with me from the recent remake of War of the Worlds. It sounds like Morgan Freeman who says it at the end of the film as the Martians have been vanquished not by armies or … Continue reading

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