BASIL! When was Basil Fawlty created? The first episode of Fawlty Towers was broadcast 47 years ago this week. We can also pinpoint the day on which Basil was conceived, via Michael Palin’s The Python Years: Diaries 1968-1979.
How happy do you feel, in this moment? What brings happiness to your world? What is the secret to happiness for you?
Does the secret to a good life lie in achieving the ideal balance between control and surrender?
Could the behaviours, thoughts and values that you glorify be doing you more harm than good? A short and simple post inspired by some wise words from Sahil Bloom.
Make it exemplary. Three simple but demanding words. They challenge us to do our best in whatever we do.
Life ought never to lose its capacity to surprise or to inspire. This post is inspired by words from Johnny Marr and DJ Food.
What is good in your world, right now? This is a short and simple little post about appreciating the tiny things that are so easy to overlook, but which can mean the world to you.
Lex Fridman’s epic podcast with Rick Rubin includes some great words on listening to understand. When another soul speaks to you, listen with compassion and empathy, listen to understand.
How do you feel, after the storm? Be as kind as is possible to yourself and to others, today and tomorrow.
When you look back on this time, will it prove to be your favourite age?