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365 Days of Gratitude - Day 205

Feeling comfortable….

For being able to stay in a difficult conversation, for hearing that inner voice and being aware of the rigidity, for letting my friend have his belief, for not being persuaded, for walking away with a little more understanding… 41 more words

Here and Hereafter

For our Sheffield poet, John Anstie (My Poetry Library), perhaps the final version.  Thanks for moving me to pull it out again, dust it off, revise … 130 more words


Quote for Today: Anaïs Nin

You have a right to experiment with your life. You will make mistakes. And they are right too. No, I think there was too rigid a pattern. 116 more words

Quote For Today

Why has the Eiffel Tower not fallen down yet?

I know it’s been ages since I last posted, but hopefully there will be lots more posts coming! :)

Imagine if the Eiffel Tower fell down, all 10,100 tons of it? 390 more words


Rigidity and Tensegrity

As mentioned in my previous post, this blog was inspired by a course I recently attended, a sort of taster of university mathematics. One lecture in particular I found very interesting – it was on the topic of rigidity, something which I had not been expecting to encounter on a maths course. 1,349 more words

From this week's Observer [UK]: The lunchtime revolution at a school for children with autism

School meals can be tricky. Now, thanks to a remarkable Brazilian chef, one west London school for children with autism has changed mealtimes for the better… 47 more words


Reflecting on Robert Greene's "The Seven Deadly Realities of Social Intelligence"

As long as we have lived on this planet, we have dealt with a lot of things whether it’s other creature, natural disasters, etc. The one huge obstacle I can say that we probably have faced is the interaction with other people. 899 more words