A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both – Dwight D. Eisenhower I’m not sure there are many people out there (excepting those with lifts in their shoes and Dyson Airblade hairstyles or those with a penchant for bareback horse riding) who would disagree with me when I say that true […]

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Unless one says goodbye to what one loves, and unless one travels to completely new territories, one can expect merely a long wearing away of oneself and an eventual extinction – Jean Dubuffet In 1976, David Hockney, the British artist, set up a permanent home in Los Angeles, drawn by the sensuality and relaxed nature […]

If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him – John F. Kennedy In a world that seems hell bent on worshipping money and celebrity over the creativity and potential of human endeavour, setting out to study or work in […]

Christ, but that was a good day. The HR Game Changer UK chapter gathering at Wragge & Co.s Victorian, Addams Family-style mansion in London’s not-quite-trendy Holborn. With SoMe whirlwind, Perry Timms, taking the Bruce Forsyth slot, some of the UK’s best and brightest HR, OD and L&D minds took the torch from the enlightened souls […]

It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default – J. K. Rowling ‘Fail Fast, Fail Often: How Losing Can Help You Win’ by Ryan Babineaux and John Krumboltz is just one […]

To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring – George Santayana Autumn has always seemed to me to represent fresh beginnings much more than spring. It might be counterintuitive or reflective of some hidden naturist tendency, but I love the way in […]

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