It Couldn’t Be Done

I was inspired to post this after seeing Idris Elba perform it during the 2012 BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards. It Couldn't Be Done Somebody said that it couldn’t be done, But, he with a chuckle replied That "maybe it couldn’t," but he would be one Who wouldn’t say so till he’d tried.... Continue Reading →


Robert Burns – A Poet For Our Times

O wad some Power the giftie gie us To see oursels as ithers see us! It wad frae monie a blunder free us An foolish notion: What airs in dress an gait wad lea'es us, An ev'n devotion! To A Louse Robert Burns (25 January 1759 – 21 July 1796), packed a lot into his... Continue Reading →

Happy New Year!

The first few weeks of any new year are a great time. There's a real sense of possibility. A feeling of renewal, the chance to give things another go or even try something for the very first time. To get you started I'd like to point you in the direction of Robert Burns - the... Continue Reading →

What It Is

What It Is It is madness says reason It is what it is says love It is unhappiness says caution It is nothing but pain says fear It has no future says insight It is what it is says love It is ridiculous says pride It is foolish says caution It is impossible says experience... Continue Reading →

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