“…it’s a difficult job to capture the appeal of a destination such as Hangzhou and plug it into a hard-hitting, effective slogan…”
“…If you can fill an unforgiving lifetime
With years of working hard to make ends meet,
You may not be wealthy but I am sure you will find
That you can hold your head high as you walk the streets.”
“… when fighting was certain, and either capture or death highly likely (Barney) doesn’t show one glimpse of regret or self-pity. What a remarkable man…”
“…All was eerily quiet in the immediate vicinity, but we knew, the rumour machine knew, and it wasn’t long before the first of the bloated purples would be carried back to the campus. No wailing, just lifeless silence…”
Hmmm! The sun has now set on 2012, so here’s wishing you a very healthy and fulfilling 2013.
In what distant deeps or skies
Burnt the fire of thine eyes?
“…I believe the highest moral standard one can have are the teachings of Jesus…”
During difficult times, in the thick of perceived failures and setbacks turn to Theodore Roosevelt’s….because there is no effort without error and shortcoming
A person’s lack of ability should not be feared: Ability can be learned. However, it is strength of mind, overcoming fear – humiliation, or any adversity a person would naturally … Continue reading Character is higher than ability
…. Don’t give up on whatever you’re working on. If the time is not right now, it might be in a couple of years.
“… be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon ’em.” –William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night, Act II Scene V