Category Archives: General Reflections

Reflections

The journey of Klout and the world of social media

Sometimes last year I was catching up with a friend and discussing a number of projects that I was looking at launching.  In our conversation, the word “klout” was mentioned, which, at that point, was a foreign and totally unknown concept to me.  As my … Continue reading

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The Galactic Adventures of Alex Mackenzie – the next bestseller?

I have read hundreds of books in my time, seen and critiqued their screen versions and even commenced writing one of my own.  However, recently I have come about reading a book written by someone very dear to my heart … Continue reading

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Crossroads – a familiar landscape

Many times in our lifetime we come to unexpected crossroads.  Choices present themselves to us out of the blue and we are forced to make life-changing decisions.  Each person deals with such decision-making process differently.  Some take their time to … Continue reading

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Can you play chess?

As a young child I loved playing chess and competing with others in the game, whilst moving up the ranks for a period of about 5 years.  The game was ever so consuming and each victory gave me a thrill. … Continue reading

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Patience is a virtue

We all know that patience is a virtue.  As per famous proverb: “all good things come to those who wait”. However, lately I have thought about this concept further in trying to understand what being patient actually entails. The normal … Continue reading

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Honesty is the best policy…not so in the world of sport

In light of the most recent doping, match-fixing and corruption scandals in the world of sport, such as the truth about Lance Armstrong’s drug taking in cycling and accusations faced by the Essendon football club as well as the shadow … Continue reading

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Success and humility – what is your definition?

These days everyone tries to show themselves in the best light to the world, sell their good  qualities and their achievements to those who are prepared to listen. Such sales pitch is not restricted to the workforce but is often … Continue reading

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Time for a sea change?

Lots of people talk about the need to improve their lives in one way or the other.  However, in most cases, it just remains that – talk.  Unfortunately, not many are brave enough to do something in an attempt to … Continue reading

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Why? A Tribute to Connecticut Tragedy

A normal school day Playing with friends in the yard Drawing animals And learning the art   Out of the blue a strange man approached He took out a rifle and many were shot No batting an eyelid or blinking … Continue reading

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Parenthood – a job not for the faint-hearted

Parenthood as a concept can only be fully understood by adults once they embark on this scary yet breathtakingly exciting journey. The woman, as the nature intended, goes through the pregnancy fearing childbirth and managing the symptoms, like morning (or as it … Continue reading

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