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Archive for November 2011

Pulled up short

November 28, 2011

Last Thursday I went to a workshop at the British Film Institute with my thirteen year old son, Adam. There were about fifteen youngsters there ranging in age from about to ten to seventeen or so.  It was clear that a handful of the participants were not just enthusiastic about the topic but also incredibly […]

Open for business?

November 21, 2011

   The other evening I was noodling around on my PC and popped into Twitter for the first time in weeks. I came across a link to a blog written by a guy in the States called Scott Ginsberg. I lazily started half reading the post and then a paragraph jumped out at me:  And […]

Hanging up the car keys

November 14, 2011

As some of you will already know, I don’t drive. My peripheral and night vision just aren’t up to it.  I stopped driving almost twelve years ago. I remember it well. The very last occasion I drove, I was returning on a rainy Friday night from seeing a friend down in Kent. I had my […]

A lesson from The King

November 7, 2011

I have a strong need to be liked.  This applies in both my personal and professional life. Given this need it would be wonderful to know that I am liked by everyone. However,  I’m certain this will not be the case. It ain’t personal – I doubt there is anyone on the planet who is […]