no heat

Jack Frost is biting hard today.  Our boiler is broke.  I have called eon 3 times.  The first call was 8pm last night.  Three times, three different call reps, each have started our conversation with, “My system is down at the moment.  Can I take your details and arrange to have the planning team call you back.”  I called again …

go to war or go to jail

(The photo is of me on a training exercise back in the day.  Note:  I have an AK47 in my hand.  Rawdawg will appreciate that.  Click on the photo to see a larger version.) — Here is a little known fact: by formal education, I am a military historian.  You start life down one path, then end up on another.  …

freaky karma

I recently had the opportunity to direct and edit Freaky Karma’s new music video of their song, Wake Up.  Freaky Karma is Emma and Andrew, two talented musicians.  After you look at the video, check out their Myspace page here.

the learning journey

One of my essays on leadership was published on The Learning Journey.  Take a look.

$passion: cha ching

Does finding your life path mean you then need to put a price tag on it and sell it to other people? That seems to be the trend.  And then these same people get disillusioned when they find that nobody wants to buy their ˜passion.” People in the helping industry (coaching, therapy, alternative medicine, holistic whatever) seem to be most …

will of a man

I feel I am coming into my own at last in finding my what and my why.  It is imperative that I keep the will up.  As Mohammad Ali once said, “it’s not the skill of a man, it’s a the will of man that makes the difference.”

worn out

i am worn out today.  i had a small breakfast and missed lunch, which is not a good thing when you are running 1000 miles an hour; i need some fuel.  my henry rollins books came in the post today, along with the first issue of my subscription to philosophy now; more reading material.  another turn of the wheel is …

rampage

I’m on a rampage against the fool and the sage independence is a privilege of the strong I long for war not peace, fuck peace can there ever be peace, Tupac knew the answer I thump my chest bring it on you cave minotaurs of conscience rip me limb from limb I don’t care the meek shall inherit shit only …

airport burgers

Contrary to the rumors, I am still around.  I’m sitting in Wetherspoon’s having a burger.  I have about 2 1/2 hours to kill before my flight.  The burger is substandard.  It’s like a barely edible hockey puck.  I don’t think I’ll eat here again.