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Lessons from cats and dogs

We don’t mark stuff nearly enough.  Cats and dogs have the right idea.  They are continually marking and re-marking their territory – their place in the world.  We have a lot to learn. Some of us may be obsessive about … Continue reading

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Last year’s model – a small step for sustainability

I just stumbled across a great blog. Last Year’s Model – saving the planet through sheer laziness. It’s here: lastyearsmodel.org

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I hate goals!

Let’s be clear about this. I really mean it. I hate goals. I have tried – seriously tried hard – to develop my own personal set of goals, but after 6 months’ work they still had DRAFT written across them … Continue reading

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Innovation Alessi-style

I’m inundated by email newsletters from all and sundry. Mostly they lie around in my in-box until I snap and stow them away, or snap completely and unsubscribe. The big problem is that there are real gems tucked away within … Continue reading

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In good time…

On Monday the lean-to construction on the back of my house was demolished. You can’t really grace it with the name conservatory, although that is presumably what it was originally supposed to be. It had become a glory-hole, swallowing large … Continue reading

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