Actions Speak Louder…

In one single moment your whole life can turn around, I stand there for a minute staring straight into the ground. Looking to the left slightly then looking back down. The world feels like its caved in, proper sorry frown. ... I look at her, she stares almost straight back at me, but her eyes [...]

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Love, Learning and the Dark Side of the Subjunctive. Budapest 2018.

I'll echo my words at the start of last year's IH Budapest Conference summary, because they still ring true: With a mind open to learning as much as possible during a conference weekend trip (before, during and after!), the hours of the conference itself are just one opportunity. Lessons are learned on life, another country, others, [...]

22 Lessons from Blindness (Part II)

Continued from 22 Lessons from Blindness (Part I)... 13) Just as the sceptre does not make the king, the certificate doesn't make the communicator: 'Just as the habit does not make the monk, the sceptre does not make the king.' 14) Teach situations, not just detached language (TBL): 'Hell, I'll never get out of here, [...]

OH S—! Oasis and the 3rd Person SINGular

He speak well but there's often just one or two missing letters that make all the difference; he know the rule but he don't apply it! OH S---! I was jogging along yesterday morning, and Gas Panic! by Oasis came on via my iPod's shuffle. Listening to the lyrics, I started musing about the following [...]