Backsliding Skiing has never been one of my sports, it ranks up there with football, running, beach volleyball, basketball, anything involving a ball, racket, bat or club. I like sledging! When we were first married my sister in law had booked a skiing holiday to Europe somewhere and wanted to get... Read more »
August 3, 2016


Empowerment In every leadership situation of life we have basically two choices, ¬†empowerment or despotic control. Having experienced both throughout my short existence on this planet I am in no doubt about which of the two is preferable. Early on in our experience as parents we took the decision that we... Read more »
May 22, 2016

The great pretender

The great pretender One of the greatest insults that could be directed at us as children growing up was to be called, two faced. This was a direct accusation of betrayal. Another good one was,”you have more faces than the town clock.” I suppose this is a similar version of the Japanese statement.... Read more »
November 18, 2015


Tired In 1898 forty years after a certain Mr Goodyear patented vulcanised rubber, Frank Augustus Seiberling began the production of ¬†an icon. Whether it was an attempt to distance himself from his failed business, or his father’s businesses Frank settled on the name of the deceased Charles Goodyear and started a... Read more »
October 20, 2015