Category Archives for "History"

Doom, I’m Not Feeling It

So, we have a new president of the United States of America. Doom is everywhere. All forms of media are alive with  predictions of the future;World War ThreeDiscrimination out of control for women and ethnic groupsPlummeting stock marketsAnother global financial crisisAnd on and on it goes. The media frenzy adding momentum to it all. You know what….. I’m […]

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Need for Speed

I stand here, tapping away on my keyboard, sweating like a gold medallist who has just one their race of a lifetime. Why? I’ll tell you why later. I’ve always had this need for speed. My life is littered with friendly reminders from the authorities to slow down. They are right of course. There is […]

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Have a Plan – So you can change it.

  Having a plan that you can change is so important. If your plan is not flexible enough to cope with change, it probably isn’t a very good plan. Back in the day when I was hydrographic surveying, we would be presented wit h “Daily  Orders”. A carefully devised plan created by the operations officer […]

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People in Your Life

It stands to reason that you are most like the people you spend the most time with. If you are not happy with who you are, change the people you mix with most. Don’t think small, broaden your horizon outside your local communities, or your online social circles. The internet is a great tool that […]

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How To Learn – The Secret

Learning, we all learn, in different ways. It is not necessary to have a teacher to learn, but a teacher must have learners to justify the act of teaching. Learners have many options these days. More options than a lot of people realize, much of which is available free. Many of us have past experiences […]

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She Was Probably Right

Don’t you hate it when you have to admit you were wrong and she was right? Well probably right, because we never steered that course, and will never know what we would have encountered on that journey. I’ll get to what she thought we should do in a moment. What I’m talking about is an […]

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