Questions can help you change the direction of your thoughts. In a conversation between two people, the person who asks the questions- and is willing to listen- is the person who controls the conversation. Questions are the negotiator’s most effective tool. To ask the right question and sit back to let the other person talk, is an art all top… Read more »
There is just a still silence within you. An untamed, tumultuous mountain river arrested abruptly in mid-flight.
Dear Mrs A., Hello! How have you been? Good I hope? I suppose you are surprised to receive my letter today. I mean, who writes letters nowadays? I could as easily have picked up the phone to talk to you instead. Communication was never as easy (AND affordable) as it is now. But I didn’t want to say all this… Read more »
Welcome to another edition of Sunday Brunch! If I were to look for a common thread to the things I read last week, it would be pain. Pain is not a word- or an emotion- we are comfortable with. There is an indefinable ugliness inherent in it; it degrades your human experience and robs you of dignity. By tagging you… Read more »
Minister for Exams ~ Brian Patten When I was a child I sat an exam. This test was so simple There was no way i could fail. Q1. Describe the taste of the Moon. It tastes like Creation I wrote, it has the flavour of starlight. Q2. What colour is Love? Love is the colour of the… Read more »