A Better Set of Lenses

A Better Set of Lenses

By Steve Hall Let me tell you a story about Christian Cooper and Amy Cooper. They are not “The Coopers”, in fact they are unrelated in a host of different ways, but they share a surname and a recent incident in Central Park, New York. Christian is out bird watching....
Smile – its contagious

Smile – its contagious

Written by Tidal Pooler – Ian Kennedy (his debut contribution) It is so difficult to avoid the ever-depressing headlines that highlight the corruption, evils and disasters that plague our world. One doesn’t have to look too far to be triggered into...
Who is the Donald Trump in your life?

Who is the Donald Trump in your life?

There was a time when at social functions, I dodged having to tell people what I did for a living. I had early experiences in my career when the hush, pause and gulp at the dinner table was too awkward to bare. However these days, I feel quite cavalier with it all – I...
How a Crisis Reveals your True Character

How a Crisis Reveals your True Character

When I was a teenager, I moved from a small, community oriented school to a large, bullring of boys. It was a leap into the big, real and rough world. I was joined by a mixed crew of newcomers. There was the worldly expatriate, the Korean, the first black pupils and...