Category Archives: Inspiration

Inspiration: Meg A Merrylees

“The danger of ‘doing nothing about it’ is revealed by the growth of Nazi power in pre-war Germany. We can and must all do something, and the burden falls upon our particular shoulders is that of helping to ease the … Continue reading

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Edward R. Murrow speech to RTNDA convention

Chicago October 15, 1958 This just might do nobody any good. At the end of this discourse a few people may accuse this reporter of fouling his own comfortable nest, and your organization may be accused of having given hospitality … Continue reading

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Poetry: The Lake Isle of Innisfree

I will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree, And a small cabin build there, of clay and wattles made: Nine bean-rows will I have there, a hive for the honey-bee, And live alone in the bee-loud glade. And … Continue reading

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Reviving the Inner Cities

‘The riots of the summer of 1981 were a profound shock to the British people. They brought home the fragility of the structure of urban society existing in some of our cities. We are dealing with some of the poorest … Continue reading

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The Famished Road by Ben Okri

In the beginning there was a river. The river became a road and the road branched out to the whole world. And because the road was once a river it was always hungry.  In that land of beginnings spirits mingled … Continue reading

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