Listen more than you speak

Listen more than you talk

For most people speaking and listening in a balanced are one key way to interpret our world.  Unfortunately if we do not think about the amount that we speak and listen then it makes it really difficult to actually understand each other. Ironically, the more we talk, the less we’re able to communicate. Think Before […]


David’s thoughts on Legacy.

Enlightenment? As a young man in the early 80’s I was into music culture. New Romantic music played loudly from my cassette player and the requirement for strange hair, pixy boots with studs and trying to look as much like John Taylor on the front of Duran Duran’s first album cover as possible. But reality […]

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David’s Thoughts on “Doing your best” and “Fairness”.

uggling the concepts of “fairness” and “equality” presents a never-ending conundrum for people.  Unfortunately few people realise that these concepts are not closely associated, in fact, they are often totally opposite. I think that some people and many children define “fairness” thusly: “Fairness means that everyone gets the same.” In actual fact, I think that […]

Am I doing my best for them

How do I help my Children to grow up and mature!

Am I doing my best? (First Written in 2012)  I am having some problems dealing with the balance of letting my boys grow up and wanting to help and support them as much as possible. Joshua (19) has already grown up; he is away at University in a house. He can cook (reasonably), iron, do […]