Category Archives: Heroes

On Brain Pickings, Steinbeck and self-doubt

I’m a huge fan and regular reader of Maria Popova’s weekly email newsletter “Brain Pickings”. To quote Maria, “Brain Pickings has a free Sunday digest of the week’s most interesting and inspiring articles across art, science, philosophy, creativity, children’s books, … Continue reading

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The extra miles

Followers of my social media channels will know that on Thursday I had the privilege of joining Patrick Allen from Henry Schein and small group of intrepid dental folks for marathon #388/401 with Ben Smith, who is completing 401 marathons … Continue reading

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Politics, Sport and Pride

Politics I’m apolitical 99.999% of the time and rarely tempted to comment unless there is a life-changing event such as Brexit or the possibility of a racist, mysogynist property developer with his finger on the trigger of the most powerful … Continue reading

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Resignation Special

The antimetabole: when the going gets tough, the tough get going (originally attributed to Joseph P Kennedy – JFK’s father) ….is intended to be interpreted as …. “When the situation becomes difficult, the strong will become engaged.” ….and not…. “Those … Continue reading

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What makes a hero?

There truly is a hero inside us all, waiting for that moment when destiny leads us to a decision to choose between right and wrong. There are moments when our integrity is tested to the limit. 80% of the time … Continue reading

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