Category Archives: fulfillment

California Dreaming Becomes A Reality: A Tale of Two Bridges

Last week I had the privilege of visiting California for a short stay. I should have been attending a conference but this was rescheduled at late notice, so I decided to travel anyway & see a few sights. This was … Continue reading

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Give Up or Go On?

I think we all, at some point in our life, hit that crossroads where we ask ourself questions like ‘Is it really worth it?’ ‘Can I survive any more discouragement?’ ‘Am I the only one that sees the potential in … Continue reading

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What Is Personal Greatness?

The start of any new year fills Social Media feeds & websites with encouragement, looking forward, how to be better, how to hit your personal goals etc. On the whole I find these encouraging & very helpful for re-focussing on … Continue reading

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RIP Herr Prof Dr Dr William Graham Wood (1944 – 2014) aka. My Brother

Being woken up with the news that your brother has just passed away is a surprise I could do without. At times like this it is too easy to ask questions; the ‘What if’ ones are always the most destructive & … Continue reading

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Mirror Images

An almost perfect reflection, yet still only an imitation. Do we try to be an imitation of someone else or an original? We were designed to be ourselves; don’t let anyone steal that from you. Take care until next time …

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Easter: A New Start

Last week I was introduced to the Eastern European practice of decorating eggs for Easter. Unfortunately the only egg I could find was a chocolate marzipan one 🙂 For me the central message of Easter is opportunity for a fresh … Continue reading

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Taking Time Out: The Norm?

William Henry Davies wrote, What is this life if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare. No time to stand beneath the boughs And stare as long as sheep or cows. No time to see, when … Continue reading

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