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Books Choose Their Authors

Michelangelo said, “Every block of stone has a statue inside it, and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it.” Salman Rushdie said, “Books choose their authors.” This concept of a complete work of art waiting out in the ethos to be carefully released by the artist, helps me. 195 more words


Change can wait for tomorrow.

Change comes to me in many forms, usually it comes with an almost overwhelming desire for it, as if it must be done this immediate second, and i always let that moment slide right on by, as if i know there will be yet another nano second of complete unwavering focus that fills my everything with such immense overjoy that the time has finally came for me. 96 more words


If I had to..

If I had to select one quality, one personal characteristic that I regard as being most highly correlated with success, whatever the field, I would pick the trait of persistence. 25 more words


All the Reasons to Give Up

Everything I have in my life came through effort. Sometimes a real big effort. Not that I expect things to be easy and smooth all the time, but boy, sometimes a little break would certainly be welcome! 940 more words

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A Step Towards a Better Future

Everyone gets dreams when they sleep but everyone wants to fulfill what they daydream. It is simply impossible for me to think of a person who doesn’t want to achieve something but it’s very rare to find those people who work their best for achieving what they have dreamed. 913 more words


Writing Fiction: Rant

Pardon me for me for being overly-dramatic, but sometimes it is literally like someone is standing in front of me, hands against my chest, pushing hard in the opposite direction. 156 more words


Just what is resilience, anyway?

Last week I organised a workshop bringing together researchers interested in resilience from across the Biodiversity and Ecosystem Service Sustainability (BESS) programme run by NERC. I’ll write about things that came out of it over the next few weeks. 728 more words