Is the Olympic medal or mettle the reward? Neither!

The pandemic-delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympics ended three days ago, but I suspect we're still not grasping its significance. The world argued for months whether it should proceed or not, given that the pandemic showed no signs of relenting. Many who were for it were clearly pleased that the Olympics' governing body (the IOC) held fast … Continue reading Is the Olympic medal or mettle the reward? Neither!

To slow down time and memory loss? Try ichigo ichie!

By now, these are all-too-familiar scenes in my daily life. I could be walking out from one room in my house en route to another. Or washing my cup right after breakfast. Or I'm whisking from one opened computer window to another on my laptop. Whilst walking, washing or whisking, an idea, memory, random thought, … Continue reading To slow down time and memory loss? Try ichigo ichie!

My Monday Metrical Musings #15

Shifting sand Photo by Walid Ahmad on Pexels.com They say it's hard to standOn shifting sandBut I demurCos I've tried my hand. Yes I did. I've made decisionsWithout a careAnd afterwards regret Wondering how I got myself there? Yes I wondered. As tomorrow comes againAnother "quicksand day"The wind blows and blowsThe sand ebbs, then flows … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #15