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Keep Buggering On - or - The Obstacle is the Way

I predict Ryan Holiday will break the world record for writing the most quotable texts.

His The Obstacle Is The Way is book about  stoicism. And has a lot in common with buddhism (just finished  1,275 more words


“Never hold discussions with the monkey when the organ grinder is in the room.”

Having visitors in town is always a pleasure, I always use this as an opportunity to see some of the stunning sites that are available in the Cotswalds. 581 more words

The Beginning

Three Day Quote Challenge - Day 1

Sandra at Quirky Books added me into the list of people in her Three Day Quotes Challenge. The idea is to write one quote a day, whether it is one of your own, or from somewhere else and then nominate three people to do it as well. 85 more words


The Temple of Diana - Blenheim Palace

– where Winston Churchill proposed to his wife, Clementine; now adjacent to the new Churchill Memorial Garden.

More photos here.


A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty. Sir Winston Churchill


The Price of Greatness is Responsibility

Let my first post be about the role of the United States in the world. I will use the words of a generation past, in particular I wish to paraphrase a speech given by… 378 more words

Sir Winston Churchill Biography: British Prime Minister's Life

To be honest I thought that 6 years of history from primary school to Secondary School may have got me the knowledge of one of the most inspirational and greatest Prime Minister that the UK has ever seen. 66 more words