Food for Thought / 16.05.2020

Human life is very fragile. When man started life in the African jungle there was no running water, shops, proper housing or any of the things that we are accustomed to these days. You were exposed to the elements. You had to find shelter and food ...

Food for Thought / 06.01.2019

These are the most important skills I believe you need in life. Resilience will enable you to get up when you are down. It will enable you to face your setbacks. Be so strong that no one or no event can mess your inner state. Don’t be affected by outside events. Events are just events they are not good or bad, it is our brains that give those events meaning. Choose wisely how you interpret events. Make sure the choice empowers you. Curiosity will enable you to learn what you need to learn to do what you need to do in any...

Food for Thought / 19.12.2018

In Australia we have something called R U OK? Day where we ask each other a simple question "Are you OK?". This year I got asked that question by a group of mates via a text message. We all shared what we were going through. I then asked the same question of a few others and shared my answer with them. When they read it they said, "You need to add this to your blog". So first I would like to ask you "Are you OK?" Here is my answer. Hey Gang! Thank you for sharing. I'm OK, just really run down...

Food for Thought / 12.08.2018

Since I wrote about the man, the kid and the donkey, I was reminded of the story of the little sparrow after a friend mentioned it. This story comes from a movie called Assassins (watch it if you have not watched it) starring Julianne Moore , Sylvester Stallone and Antonio Banderas when he was cool. Julianne Moore tells the story to Sylvester Stallone while he is waiting at the bank. I will say no more. I like this story. I tell people about it during conversation sometimes. We have a good laugh. I’m sure it has deeper origins...

Food for Thought / 04.08.2018

The other day I was having a chat with someone who shared with me a story about a donkey that fell in a well. You can read it here. It reminded me of my own donkey story. I'm not sure where my story came from. I think I heard it somewhere while travelling. We don’t have a lot of donkeys in Australia. I have seen a lot of them in other parts of the world. Anyway, here it goes ...

Food for Thought / 21.04.2018

Love is one word that has many meanings … There is a love of a father for his daughter or son, there is motherly love, there is love for a brother or a sister, there is a child’s love for his parents, there is love for a friend and there is romantic love … etc.  We use one word to describe all those emotions that are not the same … Here I am speaking about romantic love … You know the love that is represented by the red love heart that comes from the cleavage of Aphrodite’s ass … The ancient...