“Peter Is In Christchurch Looking For A Way Home”

Peter had two meetings in Christchurch yesterday morning and flew down for a quick morning’s work. He was at the airport waiting for his 1.30pm flight back to Wellington when the earthquake struck. His work colleague who lives in Christchurch was in Queenstown at the time and began a long drive home. Peter managed to … More “Peter Is In Christchurch Looking For A Way Home”

“A Diamond Is Merely A Lump Of Coal That Did Well Under The Pressure”

Every now and then my daughter sends me something that she has read or heard that she thinks I’ll appreciate. I love this quote she sent me last week. I love it for several reasons: Reason#1   It’s a very powerful image, expressed succinctly and beautifully. Hmmm … diamonds … beautiful, light defracting gems that … More “A Diamond Is Merely A Lump Of Coal That Did Well Under The Pressure”

“A Powerful but Perplexing Book Full of Paradoxes – “The Book Thief””

A friend lent me “The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak. It took me a while to read it because I needed time to think about each piece that I chewed off. It’s a remarkable story told in a very unusual way and I think that it’s the way that it’s told that has made it … More “A Powerful but Perplexing Book Full of Paradoxes – “The Book Thief””

Weird Things I Have Around Home To Help Me Mobilise. Weird Thing # 1: Stone Walk

Last year I visited an osteopath who has a very fine reputation, writes text books and thinks outside the box. As soon as he met me he was keen to show me his kitchen floor. His office is in the ground floor of his apartment, but still it was an interesting and unusual invitation. My … More Weird Things I Have Around Home To Help Me Mobilise. Weird Thing # 1: Stone Walk