Category Archives: Personal

#25 To be successful, first do the things you love.

I just watched this TED talk (at the bottom) and was almost moved to tears. If I had been in the audience, I too would have been on my feet at the end. My bearhunt is moving on. The bit … Continue reading

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#18 Record your lessons.

I have barely written anything here for more than a year, but Bearhunt was always just sleeping and never dead. I thought I didn’t have much to say, and perhaps I didn’t at the time, but looking back over the … Continue reading

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#15 Sometimes *not* volunteering is the toughest choice

I said in my post of a few days ago that society is stronger than we think, and that when a disaster like The Great Tohoku Earthquake occurs people of all backgrounds come together to help, and I stand by that, … Continue reading

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Don’t say goodbye, say au revoir

I have mentioned a couple of times that I felt I was running out of blogging steam and, since March 11th, getting all strident on the internet hasn’t seemed so important. I’m not so foolish as to say “never” but, … Continue reading

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#13 Society is stronger than we think

When something like the earthquake (it’s already being called “the great earthquake”) of March 11th happens, politicians and the press are always quick to tell us people are panicking, we must be afraid of looters and that they can’t tell … Continue reading

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**UPDATE 17th March 12.00** Outlets like the Guardian are reporting the FCO are recommending British residents leave Tokyo because of radiation fears. This irresponsible journalism is utterly incorrect fear mongering rubbish. Pay no attention. The truth is that the FCO … Continue reading

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#1 – All the most successful blogs have a theme

When I started this blog I was really just writing it for myself. I have never kept a diary; I live very much in the present and writing down what has happened just so I can remind myself of it … Continue reading

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What Kraft holes!

Kraft are moving a few key Cadbury jobs to Switzerland so as to avoid paying the UK treasury £60 million in corporation taxes, which is exactly what they did last year with Kraft’s own UK management, so it should have come as no … Continue reading

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What? It can’t be that time again already?!

No, you’re right, it isn’t – but it’s not that far off. If you think you know what this is all about, keep schtum. If you don’t have a clue, well you’re just going to have to wait a bit … Continue reading

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Strrrong like bull!

Today I went for a routine medical for my new job (which I will be starting on Thurdsay). For the first time in my life, I had an ECG. It wasn’t like on the TV: there were no sticky electrodes, … Continue reading

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