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Goal Focused and Planning Driven

Goal Focused and Planning Driven

cor·rec·tion

noun

: a change that makes something right, true, accurate, etc.

: the act of making something (such as an error or a bad condition) accurate or better : the act of correcting something… 152 more words

Monthly Commentary

April talk – all about money

This month’s talk is about money – not the abstract stuff of banking and arithmetic, but the actual bank notes you have in your wallet. 112 more words

Historical Perspective

Emotions and social relations

My name is Ian Burkitt, and in my new book, Emotions and Social Relations, just published by Sage, I explore emotions as relational phenomena rather than as discrete ‘things’ or ‘entities’ that correspond to the names we have for them. 622 more words

Book group – April 2014

This month we are reading One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Alexander Solzhenitsyn, originally published in 1962.

The publication of this description of a prison camp and the treatment of an ordinary prisoner was a historic event both in the Soviet Union and outside. 47 more words

Book Group

Magnua Olssom TI | Face the Truth

“The individual may think that the most important reality is his own existence, but this is only his personal point of view. This lacks historical perspective. 135 more words

Daily Posts

Memory, memorial and historical distance -An interesting perspective

I attended a very informative lecture at the RGS this week. It was about the albums of Naval Surgeon J Litton Palmer, who was travelling in the 19th Century. 62 more words

RGS

What does your bathrobe mean?

Item of clothing selected: Bath Robe

1. What meanings are commonly associated with this object? List several.

The most common meanings that are associated with a bath robe in North American society are rest and relaxation. 539 more words

Objects & Identity