“In command and leadership many qualities, attributes and techniques are required ‐‐ including drive, force, judgement, perception and others. But nothing can replace the inspiration and lift that comes from commending a job well done.” Aubrey Newman (1903 to 1994) Major General Aubrey Strode “Red” Newman (1903–1994) served in the US Army for 34 years.… Read More
“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” Edmund Burke (1729 to 1797) Edmund Burke was a British statesman, parliamentary orator, and political thinker prominent in public life from 1765 to about 1795 and important in the history of political theory. He championed conservatism in opposition to… Read More
“There never was a good war or a bad peace.” Benjamin Franklin (1706 to 1790) Also called Ben Franklin, pseudonym Richard Saunders, he was an American printer and publisher, author, inventor and scientist, and diplomat. One of the foremost of the Founding Fathers, Franklin helped draft the Declaration of Independence and was one of its… Read More
It is exactly one month till we start our journey to Australia. Apart from accommodation, everything is sorted (fingers crossed, LOL). One can rent a property ahead of departure, but the estate agents really don’t like it (mainly because you will not have been around the property prior to moving in). They are also very… Read More
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