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Weather vanes and imagination

When the going is good, it is easy to forget that some parts of the world are not renowned for having great weather. Looking outside today, a person could be forgiven for thinking that we’ve gone back to February in London. The grey sky, dampness and chilliness are...

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Those humdrum moments

How does one manage those moments in between the highs and lows? Wouldn’t it be helpful if there were more musings or reflections from thought leaders about the fair to middling patches in life? After experiencing what it feels like to fill those times with...

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A sky god intervenes?

It felt like the sky was going to fall in. The London media was recently awash with headlines about the resounding electoral success of a political party that was formed for one single purpose – the UK leaving the European Union. In a strange way, the political...

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An eccentric overview

Is there anyone maintaining an overview on what’s going on? Time stands still for no one. I can see a conveyor belt with people getting on, moving forward with no clear sense of direction. Thinking and doing the same things as everyone else could be regarded as a...

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Spurts of growth

One of the interesting things about the current interest in climate change is the way that the possible disruption of seasons, elements and nature’s cycle could be regarded as a symbol of the randomness of personal growth. For most human beings, there are expectations...

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The power to change things

Folk heroes from my childhood gave the impression that it was possible to change things. One of my favourite songs as a boy was by a band called Thunderclap Newman. The song’s lyrics promised that “the revolution’s here”. Maybe there was a sense that young adults of...

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