Archive for November, 2017

Scylla and Charybdis

Sunday, November 26th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Before reaching the perilous choice between a rock and a whirlpool, Circe warned Odysseus he would encounter the lure of the sirens.   Odysseus was advised to ask his sailors to pin him to the mast, in order to avoid seduction, ...

Sound

Sunday, November 19th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

In a previous Plog about perspective, I mentioned wanting to carry out some Chinese calligraphy.  Part of the reason for this is a desire to learn more about the way sound and tones are treated in oriental culture and the ...

Evolution

Monday, November 13th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

In Lennon’s song, he writes “and the world will live as one”.  At first I misheard it as ‘the world will listen’.  Creative listening is a vital activity in a constantly changing world.  As well as listening to each other ...

Cycles

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

In the early 1990s I began to write a book about human motivation.  I was largely working from a collection of books by an occupational psychologist, while I worked as a street sweeper in London, to keep fit during the ...