A Diminishing Success Rate

The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them. Thomas Merton With divorce a 50% statistic it seems incredible that romance can still find a place in modern society.... Continue Reading →

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Brompton

Some of the best lessons we ever learn are learned from past mistakes. The error of the past is the wisdom and success of the future. Dale Turner When is a bike not a bike? Answer; when it's a piece of luggage. Confused? I'll put it a different way, when it's a Brompton. Even more... Continue Reading →

Reality Television’s Human Zoos

A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that. Chet Atkins People will do anything to stay alive. History is littered with thousands of accounts where this is so.  Despite having the hot hand of Lucifer firmly grasping one's... Continue Reading →

Buying British

The British are special. The world knows it. In our innermost thoughts we know it. This is the greatest nation on earth. Tony Blair   I was born in Britain. These days that almost seems like an apology but it isn't and why should it be. A mixture of biology and geography conspired to dump... Continue Reading →

Dunking Biscuits

  The cardiologist's diet: If it tastes good, spit it out. Author unknown Writing a blog to many people is a way of absorbing new ideas and thoughts. We can enjoy the exploits in a way which that may encourage us to explore new ideas or challenge ourselves intellectually. This is certainly how I see... Continue Reading →

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