Monthly Archives: September 2005

No more fear

For those of you who are new to this blog, the history can be summarised thus: I was told I had cancer and had an operation to remove a growth in my upper leg. After the operation I was told … Continue reading

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Flogging a dead horse

When I came out of hospital May 2004, I don’t think I’d given any consideration to closing down my business, however by the time February 2005 rolled around, my new found clarity of vision helped me to see that we … Continue reading

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The Beast

Thought you might want to see the car.

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Mid-life crisis

[Retrospective: July 2004] It can’t be a mid-life crisis, I’m only 37! There should be at least a couple of years before this phenomenon kicks in. In an idle moment I type “TVR” into eBay and find a 9yr old, … Continue reading

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Yeast – fecken stupid or what?

It’s difficult to imagine a more stupid organism than yeast. Stick it in a closed environment, give it some limited resources and then stand back. What does it do? It chews up all the sugars and turns them into alcohol, … Continue reading

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Tower Bridge

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Truth and Honesty

I don’t read many biographies or autobiographies, but I still recall the shock of reading Sidney Poitier tell of the time when he tried to f**k a chicken! Although I’d probably stick to the mamalian line if were to indulge … Continue reading

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No good without bad

Yesterday was not a good day. A couple of mistakes I have made at work have reared their ugly heads. Project timescales and costs will have to be adjusted. In addition to that, I got some bad news from my … Continue reading

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Personal epiphany?

For those of you unfamiliar with this blog, I had a cancer scare in 2004. This blog is my attempt to share the insights I have gained as a result. Is my new state of mind the result of a … Continue reading

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Do something different

One thing that makes me feel good is breaking the mould. It’s so easy to get stuck in a rut, but you know what? It’s so easy breaking it too. All it takes is small changes to the usual routine. … Continue reading

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