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Thoughts on secondary school

Last night I attended a parents’ evening at Bayside Comprehensive School, the secondary school that, much to my shock and horror, my eldest boy Aaron is due to attend in September. When I sat down in that auditorium, and heard … Continue reading

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Love your neighbour…….

 The New Testament’s demand to LOVE is a paramount call – it extends beyond mere pleasantries exchanged with those members of one’s community and forces us to reach out to those living in the margins, to the untouchables, to loving … Continue reading

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Never eat alone – by Keith Ferrazzi

I have just finished reading Never eat alone, by Keith Ferrazzi. Some good points are to be found in this tome, worthy of immediate application. Ferrazzi sees a world in which your network, or circle, or tribe, now occupies the … Continue reading

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Invictus

Invictus Out of the night that covers me,Black as the pit from pole to pole,I thank whatever gods may beFor my unconquerable soul.In the fell clutch of circumstanceI have not winced nor cried aloud.Under the bludgeonings of chanceMy head is … Continue reading

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Why banning the Burka is NOT the way to go

  The arguments has its logic, or so I’m told.  France is fiercely proud, and  protective, of its “secular” republic and so anyone wanting to live in French society needs to embrace its values, values chief among which are the … Continue reading

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So what’s the Vision?

The Vision from Dave Wright on Vimeo. So this guy comes up to me and says: “what’s the vision? What’s the big idea?” I open my mouth and words come out like this: The vision? The vision is JESUS – … Continue reading

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Leading your tribe

I just finished reading Seth Godin’s book “Tribes” and have just been fired-up with its message of radically changing the rules of the game through the fluid, cause-based, leadership of communities that he aptly terms “Tribes”. Anybody who is involved … Continue reading

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