Anger does not serve. 

May 18, 2017

The Buddha said… “Anger serves nobody but your enemy.”  I like this idea. It is empowering.  You can spend you so much time angry or disappointed at the actions of others and all the angst you hold inside for them, all that contempt because they don’t act to a standard you believe they should, means

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UBU

May 2, 2017

UBU is the name of my favourite beer. The intials U-B-U mean something as I recently found out. But that entertaining meaning was profoundly usurped after a meeting with a neighbourhood friend last week. He shocked me with his changed appearance. Purity Ales brew UBU in rural Warwickshire across the road from a 400 year

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Be Excellent…

July 2, 2016

I’ve been sad this week which is unusual for me. Getting me to shut up and stop being an unceasing cheerful sod,those that see me every day will tell you, is a tough trick to do. My wife, my kids, my workmates all suffer my silliness, comedic and childish outlook on the world.  I’m proud

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Tony Pillage, How Cancer Is Changing Me

December 30, 2014

http://media.blubrry.com/richardbarnes/p/www.richardbarnes.com/podcasts/Tony-Pillage-Dec-2014.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 50:48 — 46.5MB) | EmbedEleven days after his life changing and hopefully life saving surgery to remove a tumour the size of a tennis ball from next to his heart, I sat and talked with Tony Pillage about his experience of being diagnosed with cancer and how

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