I wrote yesterday about the “great fraying” as superficial relationships are eroded by the impact of Covid. There’s a counterside. Many of us have found ourselves talking with people we would not normally talk to, in ways we wouldn’t normally talk to them, about things we wouldn’t normally talk about. It’s wonderful – the veryContinue reading “Re-weaving”


A master of uncertainty was John Boyd, a Lt.Col in the US air Force, and the greatest strategist few people have heard of. A maverick Genius. Fighter pilot, engineer, philosopher, physicist. He had a way of thinking about things, the OODA loop.  Observation, Orientation, Decision, Action. And repeat. Faster than the speed of change you’reContinue reading “Timing”


“To live in the midst of an era is to be oblivious to its style.” Spring Snow. Yukio Mishima We are undoubtedly somewhere in a period of significant transition, though it is difficult to know how far in – The Begining? The Middle? It has been said that we don’t know we’re in the middleContinue reading “Transition”