You only know if an outcome is good or bad when there are no more outcomes to be had. (I wrote the above in my journal after castigating myself on some foolish decisions I'd made, only to recall the beautiful story of the old man and his horse. It ain't over till the fat lady... Continue Reading →
One problem with success is that if you get too much of it before you're ready, you'll never dare to try again. Having enjoyed the glory of success, it doesn't make sense to negate that glory through a subsequent attempt that might end with failure.
From John Locke: To think often and never to retain it so much as one moment is a very useless sort of thinking; and the soul in such a state of thinking does very little if at all excel that of a looking-glass, which constantly receives variety of images or ideas but retains none; they... Continue Reading →
There was once a pig who met a hungry wolf. Though he tried to run away, it was too late for him. The pig was hungrier.
Well, well, the exam timetable is out and I must say, I'm pretty happy with it. All my exams are on the first week, leaving me free during the second week to go around disturbing all those still taking their exams!