In the woods

October -- a thoughtful month sitting on the cusp of Winter, textured with sharpened mornings and darkening evenings. And, sometimes, like today, strewing our path with such sunlight through shimmering chameleon trees that it twirls our very souls. '... And I feel above me the day-blind starswaiting with their light. For a timeI rest in… Continue reading In the woods

A lesson

The Latin scholars, or Evertonians amongst you, will be familiar with the meaning of nils satis nisi optimum -- which (roughly) translates as 'be satisfied only with the best'. This week, having stretched for a promoted post which would have afforded more responsibility and significantly more financial remuneration, I noted that when I heard I… Continue reading A lesson