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It was the best of lines, it was the worst of lines: On starting your story.

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February 19th, 2020

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“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of light, it was the season of darkness, it was the spring of hope, it […]

Organised Foolishness: Two Fools and a Goddess

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January 7th, 2020

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Not Altogether Foolish Leading, managing, designing and generally being part of organisations is, as we all know, a serious business.  Organisations have duties of care, deliver peoples’ livelihoods, drive revenues, maintain health and safety, serve stakeholders, and much else besides.  All serious stuff.  But is there room in all this for a bit of foolishness? […]

Meteorological Motorbiking

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September 10th, 2019

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Try this. Stand up, relax your shoulders and take in a deep breath.  Hold it for a second and then let the air out slowly through loosely closed lips.  While doing that, hum a single continuous tone.  If you’re doing it right your lips should vibrate as the air passes between them.  This is a […]