Monthly Archives: January 2016

The Architect and the Developer

On Christmas Eve we found ourselves sitting in the sun at a beach-front cafe just outside Malaga, Spain.  For the Spanish, Christmas Eve is a big family day, and there was a young family at the next table.  The two kids were busy building sand-castles on the low wall that separated the beach from the…

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The Man Who Fell To Earth

This morning, I saw a great Facebook post in my news-feed:   On Monday there were a great many articles celebrating the life and work of this now-departed (from this current reality at least) genius.  And the one that contained the phrase that best summed up what set Bowie apart from all the other brilliant…

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There are no boring bits …

In Dan Millman’s “The Way of the Peaceful Warrior”, there is a scene where Dan has been told to sit on an old car and only come back when be has something useful to say. After many failed attempts, he finally satisfies ‘Socrates’, his mentor, with: “There’s never nothing going on. There are no ordinary…

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