Monthly Archives: November 2013

Metaphysical Gravity At Work

I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me […]

Paradoxical Productivity Pursuit

Productivity. The Holy Grail for workplace management when there’s no widget rolling off a conveyor belt in the world of knowledge work. Efforts to find an effective way of measuring productivity are exercising a great many of us right now. We’re also examining the things that affect our productivity. As my initial contribution, I’ve undertaken […]

Axis Mundi And The Workplace Monomyth

For Mythology is the handmaid of literature; and literature is one of the best allies of virtue and promoters of happiness. Thomas Bulfinch In mythology, the point of genesis of the world or the connection between Heaven and Earth is often referred to as the axis mundi, predominantly an image seen as feminine and sacred […]

The Lass of Aughrim

Gabriel felt humiliated by the failure of his irony and by the evocation of this figure from the dead, a boy in the gasworks. While he had been full of memories of their secret life together, full of tenderness and joy and desire, she had been comparing him in her mind with another. A shameful […]