I had lunch with an old friend yesterday. We talked how we do about this and that, people and miles, races and writing, images and books to come, you know the stuff we do.
Archives for May 2012
Part 3 of a series on rehabilitating a dog after a serious health issue. Trainer and behaviourist Eric Brad could have looked for a training solution to the changes in his dog Tiramisu’s behaviour. Instead, he sought out the help of veterinary health care professionals to help solve the mystery of why a once vibrant and active dog was suddenly shutting down. Encouragement, support, and advice from both friends and professionals ultimately came together to find a solution. And what a relief it was for both Eric and his dog!
I believe the feminist revolution of the 60s and 70s has done little to improve the plight of women world-wide. In western countries, women can now get an education (if we can afford it), we can “officially” get a job in a previously male-dominated occupation, we can now walk into “most” pubs and be served. But are we equal? Do we have more freedom?
Today let’s talk about spacing out. Have you ever had something pretty traumatic happen, like a family crisis, and you found yourself just spacing out?
I think a lot of people are secretly in love with failure. We know that having a stash of traumatic, broken romances to trot out amongst friends and colleagues is often instant cache. Even more so if the stories include a current one. A train already off the tracks, but which has not quite reached […]
We live in an ”i” world. Our priorities are often materialistic and self-centred. We desire the ipod, the ipad, the iphone, the iapp the I,I,I,I,I, and what the “I” wants the “I” should have. What about the “we?” What about the “us?” The only “we” that seems important today is the Wii and even that […]
Now sometimes tomorrow comes soaked in treasure and blood. Here we stood the drought, now we’ll stand the flood. There’s a new world coming, I can see the light. I’m a Jack of all trades, we’ll be alright. – Jack of All Trades – Bruce Springsteen 2012
I cried on and off for reasons that usually stay hidden. I cried because I cannot bear the damage and pain that people feel forced to inflict upon themselves and others. I cannot bear that more and more children are being infected by the apathy virus.
Today let’s talk about being a dependent personality. Have you ever felt like your world rotated around someone else, and that person had the ability to determine your happiness
Not far from the comforts of modern life in the mining town of Nhulunbuy in north-east Arnhem Land in Australia’s Northern Territory – where the town ends – nature takes over.