Patience is the calm acceptance that things can happen in a different order than the one you have in mind.David G. Allen I learned in my first few days as a parent that I needed to develop patience and quickly. Further… Read more ›

The Great Technology Dichotomy

I’m committed to less screen time in 2020 – particularly before I close my eyes at night, as I search for quality sleep. My mobile phone is well out of reach and with it, emails, text messages and the temptation… Read more ›

I Choose To Do This Because It Is Hard

I Choose To Do This Because It Is Hard 6 February 2020 I think it was in 2006 that I heard Olympic Hockey player Nikki Hudson speak. In describing her journey to become an Olympian it was evident that her own narrative of… Read more ›

Fairholme In January 2020

We are meant to keep focused for new life, for new beginnings, for new experiences, and to use our abilities to move beyond all those things that may serve as excuses toconfine us to the now. - Byron Pulsifer Dear Members… Read more ›


One of my favourite authors, John Steinbeck, once captured the essence of departures in the words: ‘Farewell has a sweet sound of reluctance. Good-bye is short and final, a word with teeth sharp to bite through the… Read more ›

Living Treasures

‘The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.’ Mahatma Gandhi I have been going to the same gym for eleven years … if you were to add all my visits over that time, it might… Read more ›