"Death, taxes and childbirth! There's NEVER any convenient time for any of them." Those words of Margret Mitchell (1936 Gone with the wind) sums up a paradox for us all. Inevitability and un-readiness. On the 6th of January, the day of the three kings or if you will Christmas Day in the Gregorian Calendar may … Continue Reading ››
Delivered in the public speaking competition at Toastmaster 22/02/2012
A personal eulogy for my father
Andrew Philip Sandars 1/9/1943-6/1/2012
IF you can keep your head when all about you
Are losing theirs...
Yours is the Earth and everything that's in it,
And-which is more-you'll be a Man, my son!
Rudyard Kipling's understanding of man was forged in the emotional heat of losing his son at the prime of life in World War One. Words can be astonishingly hard to … Continue Reading ››
Not Capt. Jack Sparrow's compass, but mine!! Life is a daring adventure. This my place to push at boundaries!