Life long learning

I seek out the edge of the thing I understand

Jacob Collier, musician and producer.


It is not what you know but what you choose to say with what you know.

Jacob Collier. musician and producer

Could also apply to what you do with what you know.

Walking unaided

“I’m doing this without using Google Maps or a GPS because we’re losing the value of being able to move without a phone in our hands. With a physical map, you have a much wider view of where you are; you discover your surroundings and how they connect.”

Elia Oregon. Mountain guide walking the entire Italian peninsula
Quoted on BBC website

The heart trusts

What the heart trusts, the mind justifies, the emotions desire and the will carries out.

Encounters with Jesus, Timothy Keller


Went for a quick walk to get some fresh air. Pondered the question, “when do trees drop their cones?” Apparently in Autumn. It mustn’t be cold enough yet.

A word for our time

What do we need to do to get out of this mess? A power message from Andy Stanley. We need to go on further than the word of Jesus, “Love one another as I have loved you” But this is not a proximal thing. It doesn’t happen in our minds. We need to act.


Reflection on discipline

What is the message I am sending here: I will judge and punish you? Or I will help you think and learn.

Mindset, The new psychology of success. Carol Dweck

My own opinion, as I…

My own opinion, as I travel the world and just observe, is that many people don’t seem to be that conscious and aware of what is going on around them… and they’re definitely not willing to be intentionally uncomfortable even for a short time.

Matt Prior, director of the Explorers Club’s Hong Kong chapter

Today transcends sport.

There are one hundred chairs…

There are one hundred chairs set out. Each has a white cross on the back representing 170 000 lives lost per chair. On each seat is the name of a soldier who fell; British, Commonwealth and German. Details of their lives; their loved ones and where they lived as well as when they died.
Sobering thoughts as we sat to watch, ‘They Shall Not Grow Old.’