The Beatles Were Wrong

The Beatles Were Wrong

  I’ve just come back from a trip to Rwanda and am now processing some of what I have seen, heard and done, and the strongest memory tells me the Beatles were wrong. I know that this is sacrilege for some of you (even though they had hits before your...

Trusting Strangers

Picking up strangers in our car, renting out our house (or just a room), giving our dog to someone or sleeping on their couch all require a level of trust. A recent article in Wired delved into the sharing economy, something that I was aware of but hadn’t...

Leave a Legacy

Steven Covey says:“There are certain things that are fundamental to human fulfillment. The essence of these needs is captured in the phrase; to live, to love, to learn, to leave a legacy. The need to live is our physical need for such things as food, clothing,...

Legacy Lost?

Liz McColgan, Olympic medallist and world champion athlete, reckons that the Olympic legacy is already lost. The slogan was ‘inspire a generation’ and I believe that we have done that. People young and old are re-considering what is possible, not just in...

VIPs

Lindsay came home from having watched the Royal Wedding at Seasons and was giving me lots of juicy details. I struggled manfully to show interest but to little avail. It got me thinking though about all the pomp and  circumstance surrounding the event at Westminster...