#careers #poker #promotion

How Many Is Too Many?

Careers is what I am talking about today. Had a conversation with a few mates last week about how many careers you can have in your lifetime. I figure everyone is entirely justified in having at least three. Of course, this can depend on how much you enjoy what you do, but if you don’t and you fancy a change, how many times can you switch lanes before you end up losing out on earnings (due to starting again), promotions, position etc. ...

#zen #reflection #relaxation #wellness

Finding Your Zen Place

I joined a new club about six weeks ago and the affect of being able to luxuriate in a wet spa that’s very very nice is absolutely wonderful. The one I go to is a David Lloyd place and their steam/sauna and 4 pool jacuzzi ha become an important part of starting my day. Getting an early start is crucial, the club opens from 6.30 so I can be in the swimming pool by seven am, a cool 40 minute swim and off for 20 minutes in the wet spa and I am Zen, and raring to get on with my day. ...

#Barack Obama #President Obama #USA #Washington 2009 #Washington DC #politics

Barack Calls No One Sir!

Well, the day came and went, Barack Obama has indeed become America’s 44th President and what a day it was. The crowds were enormous, the biggest I have ever seen in my life, and I didn’t even understand the magnitude of it all until I came home and watched it on CNN. My friends and I were sandwiched somewhere just below the Washington Monument on a day that started around 5am and finished (as far as being outside) some 12 hours later. ...

#News #boris johnson #mayor #politics #london

Boris, Mayor of London?

Boris Johnson is the new Mayor for London. Are you kidding me Londoners, you indeed voted for this guy to be Mayor of one of the best cities in the World. Forgive me, American cousins, I don’t mean to pry into your business, but I feel like we Londoners had done this week what you did when you elected George W. Bush as President. Say what you want about Ken Livingston, but he has pedigree when it comes to doing things for London and Londoners. ...