2016 non-resolutions…

These aren’t resolutions – I don’t believe it’s wise to put extra pressure on oneself. But these are things that I will attempt to do

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Empty

One of my favourite songs by Del Amitri is Empty from their second album, Waking Hours. Right now, at a very difficult time for me

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Control vs. Acceptance

In life we mere humans have very little control over anything. Small things, like whether your car will develop a fault, the price rise of

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Understanding What Is

Life is so difficult to understand sometimes. Why do things happen like they do? I occasionally get so frustrated with elements of my existence, and

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Ps and Qs

As a child I was taught to say ‘please’ and ‘thank you’ when appropriate. When someone doesn’t say those words, to me at least, it

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Be Here Now

Do you ever wonder what the point in anything is? I do. All the time. Maybe my problem is too much wondering and not enough

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Going

Be cognisant that things can go wrong at any moment of the day – but by going wrong they may being going right. And that

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Nanny Moore’s Law

Nanny Moore was already advanced in years when I asked her a question. It was a difficult question to ask, mainly because by asking such a question

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Mini-Retirements

I wrote a little conjectural piece about something I call Mini-Retirements. Have a read over at dannyhowell.net.

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