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Tick Done: London Marathon

Some aim for a Porsche before they are 30, I aimed a little differently by completing a Marathon.

It’s the eve of another London Marathon and I’m getting all passionate again thinking of what it takes for someone to do one. It brings back all the memories of the relentless training in the dark and the wet; all the memories from the route during the actual run and the feeling of achievement I carry with me ever since. My run was on April 22, 2007 and i finished in (a very slow) 5:32:54.

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Our Deepest Fear

15 March, 2010
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Our Deepest Fear

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, and fabulous?

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On Lemn Sissay…

17 January, 2010
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On Lemn Sissay…

I came across Lemn Sissay’s work at the Royal Academy of Arts recent exhibition Earth. His work on display was an audio visual of him and a few musicians presenting his poem ‘What If?’. It was a brilliant piece of art and the message is

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Shelter in Place by Zed Nelson

Zed Nelson, a friend and award winning photographer, has created a film documentary called Shelter in Place. He showcased the film for a selected few at a morning screening on Sunday, December 13th at the Soho Curzon cinema. IIf you are interested in finding out about the lives of people without a voice of their own, finding out about further side effects of fossil fuels or seeing a well made film with real characters and great images, then go see it!

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“I absolutely promise that I will do the Green Thing or may my soul frazzle to a crisp in a globally super-warmed hell of my own making. “ That is what you must shout out from the top of a roof once you have joined the Green Thing. Well, not literally but the message contained encapsulates […]

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End-Of-The-Day Questions

13 November, 2009
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Did I make someone giggle, smile or laugh today? Did I take the time to really listen to someone today, with rapt attention, as if nothing else mattered in that precious moment but the words they spoke and the look in their eyes? Did I allow myself to focus on all the blessings in my […]

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Thought for Today

07 November, 2009
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“Create Vision Never believe anyone who says we cannot change. Vision is one of the secrets of personal transformation. We are all artists, our mind is the arena of creation and vision is what we are constantly creating. What is your vision of yourself today – patient, relaxed, positive or tense, tight and negative? What […]

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The V & A Museum shop is now selling a very practical callendar for 2010. They are adhesive tape calendars that can be stuck on wherever. These could be ideal for outdoor workspaces, workshops or busy customer facing areas as well as around the house! Is there a packing and dispatching use for them? Have […]

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Digging by Edward Thomas

29 October, 2009
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Digging by Edward Thomas To-day I think Only with scents, – scents dead leaves yield, And bracken, and wild carrot’s seed, And the square mustard field; Odours that rise When the spade wounds the root of tree, Rose, currant, raspberry, or goutweed, Rhubarb or celery; The smoke’s smell, too, Flowing from where a bonfire burns […]

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