Chivalry is dying?

Author Jim Butcher is quoted to say, “For me chivalry isn’t dead; it’s an involuntary reflex.” To some level I personally agree, as this is how my mind works. What isn’t clear is how he defines chivalry. For me it is about being aware of your surroundings, reacting accordingly and appropriately. For example, I would […]

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Images

I have always loved pictures, either moving or still ever since I can remember, and I discovered something about myself the other day that surprised me as a kid. Our school took us into London to visit museums and the Tate National Portrait Galley. I was a 15 year old, pretty uneducated wannabe rebel on […]

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The ‘New’ Anything.

In my last post, The Wall, I made reference to some Alpha males being unhelpful in man’s pursuit of development. I hope that the Alpha males I know personally or those online that I interact with could see it was not they I referred to. It is odd that I use the term ‘Alpha males,’ […]

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The Wall Of Issues

You should try to learn from other people’s mistakes I tell my children. I am also a favourite of telling the aforementioned to learn from your own as well, and that’s where the trouble begins; I don’t do as I preach as often as I should, and oddly enough, neither do a lot of people, […]

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I am the Law

(Originally posted at www.thesafewordsclub.com) The phrase, ‘I am the Law’ comes from a number of sources, however, my first encounter was the science fiction comic 2000AD in the late 1970s.  In fact, on reflection, the odd characters dressed in leather being pursued by Judge Dredd on a massive motorbike may have sparked something in me […]

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Come Fly With Me.

On the last leg of my journey home having been away on business, I had to take the inevitable 90 minute flight from a large airport to the relatively small comparison where we live. It was with British Airways, and despite the recent introduction of having to buy even a cup of water on their […]

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That clock up on the wall was tickin’

And the weeks fly by and the years roll on Sometimes dreams are all you got to keep you going when the day gets long And you gave up so many just to make a livin’ That clock up on the wall was tickin’ Brandon Flowers This post could start, ‘Dear Diary, it’s been a […]

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Bad Form!

I was sent a video clip today by a friend of mine. It contained footage of an attractive Scottish girl doing a small bio’ for either a friendship or dating site.  Unfortunately the young lady had Tourette’s Syndrome, and at various points through her monologue she had lapses of self control and her ‘tics’ took […]

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We Couldn’t Have Dreamt For This…

Despite being in the UK, I have a number of on-line friends who live in the USA, and in particular some in Texas.  Many of you will have either seen the terrible weather or be experiencing it first hand. Due to my loose connection with Texas, I have been watching the news coverage with interest […]

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