Tag Archives: heading in the right direction

Traction

  I raced down the hill trying to stay close to Jo’s back wheel. He’s fast, far faster than me but also kind enough to drop back and help me slipstream him┬áto join the others because he knew that I … Continue reading

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Century

I like cricket. There, I’ve admitted it. I can’t take it back. It’s too late now. Which begs the question, what is it that I like about the game? Well for starters I like the tactical side of it, it’s … Continue reading

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Collusion

I made the call as requested. Spoke to the HR manager with a brief outline of available dates. I was surprised that it was such a rush job, that wasn’t the impression I’d been given by the senior manager who … Continue reading

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Maybe there’s a road

Tomorrow morning, I won’t be taking a tablet for my mental health. That’s the first time I can say that in about a year. True, on Wednesday I will be taking a tablet as my withdrawal from medication has to … Continue reading

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Seven spaces

Almost 2,500 years ago Confucius wrote a text known as The Great Learning. In it he talks about what it takes to be a leader. The central theme is that a great leader must understand themselves first before attempting to … Continue reading

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The calm before…

It’s been an eventful day, England won the first Ashes test, Chris Froome accelerated away from his rivals in the Tour de France to win on the summit of Mont Ventoux and yet I sit quietly, unusually passive in the … Continue reading

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Know your enemy

Here’s a lovely (and obviously topical) picture to start the blog. The Olympic Heptathlon champion needs little introduction I guess but it was something else that struck me. In her moment of triumph she’s not just focussed on herself or … Continue reading

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