A Pause

A pause from futility. Does it make the pause fruitful or futile? Futility is the state of a jaded mind. It's the mind that looks at a happy moment, recognises its ephemeral nature and waits patiently for it to pass, while taking comfort from being right about its passing. Does it make that mind jaded, [...]

It’s Probably Possible

I've often been accused of expecting too much from people, only to realise that they in fact expect too little from themselves. I've seen this play out on numerous occasions where I've demanded a level of delivery from colleagues or family members that was slated as unrealistic, only to see them achieve their targets anyway. [...]