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A Few Election Reflections

“Gain all you can, save all you can, and give all you can” John Wesley I’m very engaged politically – I believe that politics affects almost every aspect of our lives. At the same time I’m somewhat agnostic when it comes to political parties as I see the pros and cons of most of them …

Do They Know It’s Christmas?

A couple of months back I was at a friend’s place. We were just having a general conversation when an appeal message for children in need in Africa was shown on television. As is often the case with such adverts, malnourished children with very little clothing were shown. Mid-sentence, my friend paused in our conversation …

Don’t Mind My Tattoos

I find tattoos fascinating. I don’t know that I’d ever get one though; I don’t ‘do’ needles unless I absolutely have to. To me they represent unnecessary pain. Besides, I can’t think of anything that I would like permanently marked on my body. However, as I said, on other people they are quite fascinating. I’ve …

The ALS Challenges

It’s a bit of a mouthful, but the real title for this should probably be “The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge & The Real ALS Challenge” I initially ignored it as a silly gimmick when I saw people pouring cold water and ice blocks over themselves for what I later learnt was called the #IceBucketChallenge. Though it’s …

Caddying

Watching the Golf Opens I found myself contemplating the role of a Caddy and what there role would be in a business environment. i.e. People talk about the importance of Coaches & Mentors, but how would a caddy fit into the business environment. In golf, a caddy carries a player’s bag & clubs, & gives …