Category Archives: Musings

Musing and reflecting on all sorts of issues.

One of those days

Some days are harder than others. Or that’s how it is for me.

Truly, I wish I were one of those remarkably consistent people. Especially since I work with young people, consistency would have been not just handy, but logical and just. Alas, I don’t possess it.

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Will the World end in Wales?

Will the (Springbok) World end in Wales?


During my personal trials this week I’ve been telling myself: At least I’m not a worn-out, toothless herbivore facing a raging red dragon with my back to a cliff, a crag or a crevasse in the Welsh winter this weekend.

Alas, what awaits the hapless herbivores in the land of other people’s fathers tomorrow?

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Recently a young friend started his valedictory speech with these words:  “When you embark for strange places don’t leave any of yourself safely on the shore. Have the nerve to go into unexplored territory.” Alan Alda.

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