Irritable Dour Syndrome

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  Working and just managing to pay the bills is hard enough… So imagine working and not. Do not underestimate the gutlessness of a man who stays quiet. Changing the definition of poverty…er; I can’t see any.     (This is a message on behalf of all sufferers from IDS)

The Ambition Thing

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How Is Yours Holding Up? Ambition is a complex word… it embodies an intangible; there is something of the night in its attribution – as if to find it in your DNA is to have discovered a defective gene in your mental make-up.  This is less about the presence of ambition but more about the… Read more.

Exam Results, High Hopes And Autumn Melancholy

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This time of year inevitably invokes melancholy.  For those out and about at the bookends of the September day there is a hint of chill and unpleasant things to come despite the horizontal golden sunlight that provides the rich plot.  The heightened colours that result – unlike any other season – only reinforce the feeling… Read more.

Passion Play

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 Passion is something you can’t escape.  PASSION is writ large.  These days it’s difficult to do anything without stumbling over this word.  There once was a time it was possible to enjoy; to love: to simply do something.  Or – heaven forbid – prior to the lifestyle explosion, occasionally pass your leisure time with a… Read more.

Am I A Brand?

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Do you see yourself as a brand?  A neatly packaged product tailored for public consumption.  An objectified individual subject to the same processes of definition, simplification, promotion, enhancement, projection and – if necessary – damage limitation as applied to anything from a new shampoo to a more complex financial product. Oh how we laughed when… Read more.