Category Archives: tangent

Action over Words

(Photo stolen from the web.. Credit to photographer, author, publisher: all the ‘or’ers’.. Not me.) There is a quote from Batman, “. . it’s not who you are underneath, it’s what you do that defines you.” Many other words support this belief: … Continue reading

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Me For Sale.

  Am I – underselling myself?  This ‘IS’ about me; Really we are all selling ourselves everyday in almost every interaction aren’t we?  Wether aware or not, as we pass a stranger with seemingly no interaction yet a moments thought from either … Continue reading

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Thank you’s awarded!

TODAY, as I start to write (well aware that I will not finish this today) It is the first of the sixth month. Please do not get into mathematical averaging with me, I take this to be close enough to … Continue reading

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Global Community Blogging

Here’s a video, take a look. Enter please. Please win. Write from your heart. (If, like me it’s not about the winning but the participation, you’ll have already won 🙂 Tell me, tell the world what matters. If it’s political, … Continue reading

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IT is All in the Title?

A title. The title is all important. I have one line to capture your attention and make you want to read on. Apparently. There are people who demand attention, their voices project from some personal amphitheatre constructed by scaffolders of … Continue reading

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There are low moments.

And this is a long post. A good, no a great friend of mine just passed his 50th birthday. Just being relative of course as that was coming up to two years ago. He often comments on my not letting things get me down … Continue reading

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All New 2, too, to..

That is not a new style university degree. It’s a title aimed to provoke consideration of contrast in meaning. Semantics, politics, whatever floats your boat and influences you. This article is about you, them, all different and much more the … Continue reading

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Fuck it! Really!

I give up! How hard can it be? A Russian philosopher defined intelligence as ‘the ability to learn from instruction’. That, if we are about to discuss it, which we are not, does not necessarily mean complying. I am seriously … Continue reading

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Simple pleasures.

Here, a small town on the north-east side of lake Geneva (lac Leman) mid November. Exactly in the middle and minutes past midday. The blue skies have just greyed across a little. Enough to feel a difference sitting on this … Continue reading

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Log in – to any…

Log in – to anything. Log In – you must.  For everything!  Just to look at, watch, read, listen: ‘LOG IN.’ ‘This App may post automatically. It requires your email, your birthdate and a short but, increasing in length and … Continue reading

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The Big Bang

So it’s like this: Nothing starts from nothing. There has to be ‘something’ to make something more of and therefore all atheists that believe the earth was created from nothing are wrong! OK there are subtleties in this conversation that I … Continue reading

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‘Middle’ lane?

The following is my response to the excerpt of a blog from Mark Williams. But, like films and stories this will start with the end first. Or at least my five minutes may get read before his. Brilliant and I … Continue reading

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WHO wrote this?

“Buckminster Fuller didn’t want to be a hero. But in 1927, at age 32, he found himself at a crossroads. Contemplating suicide after the death of his daughter, instead he committed “egocide,” deciding to make his life an experiment to … Continue reading

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Lost in another land?

It’s eleven p.m. My pizza and second glass of her white wine are my only company. The backing track is the sound of cars passing on the wet roads two floors down and a hundred metres away. It’s dark. Relatively … Continue reading

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