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09 February 2018

Now is the globe shrunk tight
Round the mouse’s dulled wintering heart.
Weasel and crow, as if moulded in brass,
Move through an outer darkness
Not in their right minds,
With the other deaths. She, too, pursues her ends,
Brutal as the stars of this month,
Her pale head heavy as metal.
Snowdrop - Ted Hughes


24 January 2018 - DAVOS - World Economic Forum

Survival of the Fattest’ by Jens Galschiøt

1% have 50% of the world’s wealth.
500 of the world’s richest people have more wealth than 50% of the poorest.
22,000 children die each day due to poverty.
1.3 Billion live in extreme poverty; less than £1 a day.
3 Billion live on less than £2 a day.
Every human life matters not just the rich or as Taj Mahal sings 'Everybody is Somebody'

Politicians and the rich talk and make deals in private - for the good of
mankind or for themselves?

Branko Milanovic, a leading economist says of the hypocritical virtue-signalling
from the world's richest individuals:
"It is cheaper to place a sticker about fair trade than to give up the use of zero-hour contracts.
They are loath to pay a living wage, but they will fund a philharmonic orchestra.
They will ban unions, but they will organise a workshop on transparency in government.”

It's time to act not talk!


12 January 2018 - Belated Happy New Year!

The Flu got me - Mother Nature at work - Thanks Mum.
At least my Father - spared me this Time - Thanks Dad.

Thought for 2018

Look to this day for it is life,
The very life of life.
In its brief course lie all the realities
And truths of existence;
The joy of growth,
The splendour of action,
The glory of power.
For yesterday is but a memory,
And tomorrow is only a vision.
But today well lived makes every
Yesterday a memory of happiness.
And every tomorrow a vision of hope.
Look well, therefore, to this day.
Ancient Sanskrit poem by Kelidasa

One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that
all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some
magical rose garden over the horizon - instead of enjoying the
roses that are blooming outside our windows today.
Dale Carnegie

Every morning is a fresh beginning. Every day is the world made new.
Today is a new day. Today is my world made new. I have lived all my
life up to this moment, to come to this day. This moment--this day--is
as good as any moment in all eternity. I shall make of this day--each
moment of this day--a heaven on earth. This is my day of opportunity.
Dan Custer