Monthly Archives: October 2013

GM, communication issues, a good Tory, and the evils of hyper-specialisation.

Yesterday evening two of the topics that have repeatedly cropped up in this blog merged in my life: communication issues and GM technology. Responsible for killing millions of children! Introduced to what at first seemed to be a pleasant young … Continue reading

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‘Boiled frog’ relationships – are you in one?

UPDATE 22 February 2017. This article is one of the most popular I have ever written and continues to receive many hits, so I want to add useful additional information as I come across it, such as this excellent piece … Continue reading

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Mistrust, ants and liver flukes: a lesson I should have learned by now!

I am writing this as a note to myself as much as anything. They say that lessons keep repeating themselves until you have learnt from them. I don’t want certain lessons to be repeated. The parasite that takes control of … Continue reading

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Now it can be announced – a new project/website!

At the end of August I travelled back to the beautiful Italian town of Guardia Sanframondi. If you saw the post relating to my previous visit you won’t be surprised. By constructing a new website, I am now trying to help … Continue reading

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Something I’m I Ching to tell you: it’s not them, it’s you!

Anxious ‘because of someone else’? Communication with yourself is key. Arrogance Until recently, I had arrogantly thought of myself as remarkably free of hang-ups and baggage: a straightforward and easygoing guy. (In the main it’s probably true to say that … Continue reading

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