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Leikki kuuluu kaikille

Uuden blogin rustaaminen on mielekästä. Se ei ole työtä, vaikka työhön yleensä liittyykin. Kirjoittaminen on virkistävää ja palauttavaa; toisin sanoen, se on kuin leikkiä. Syyskuun pohdinta leikistä ja pelistä ei sattumalta ollut yksi mukavimmista laatia. 1,828 more words


Book suggestion: Black Box Thinking

This book looks into failure and how to learn from it. The main premise is that we have a lot to learn from failure. People who hide from failure or are not exposed to it deny themselves from improving from there mistakes. 199 more words

Clinical Innovation

Wild Mind Writing Revisited– Discipline & Grit

So having tried a little Wild Writing recently, I wanted to know more. I bought Natalie Goldberg’s book and have been trying some of the exercises and experiments. 834 more words


My Challenge (aka What do you do after an Olympic Games?)

This is getting silly now.  I’m 31 for pity’s sake.  Rio 2016 was my 8th Olympic Games, ok I was only 3 when Seoul 1988 took place but still, I definitely should have found a way to cope with the completion of two weeks of sporting endeavour. 459 more words


Requires Improvement?

Three Reasons:

a) Having ‘Luke Brown – Requires Improvement’ as the name of my blog amused me.

b) My first day back after the summer holiday is an INSET day; my school have booked Matthew Syed’s consultant team to come in to deliver a couple of sessions. 295 more words



Officially on my summer holiday now, two weeks away. Of course I still have to give myself plenty to do so I’ve stocked up on some holiday reading- something foody, something businessy and something a bit lighter: 38 more words


An FR1 called Frankie

As part of my new venture with Sportstest, I have been very lucky to have secured the support of Red Chilli Bikes. The original plan had been that my FR1 would replace my aging Ridley sportive bike, little did I know that poor Elliot would suffer a fate worse than death in Lincoln. 650 more words