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About riosdogblog

Love my family, my dog and my friends especially my fellow Superheroes. Love the Lake District in any weather especially the high and scary places. Love to work with enthusiastic people to move them and/or me and/or our businesses forward. Also love music (curious selection), learning, books and warm places. France is special as are Istanbul and New York.

The Old Man of the Lake (via A Blast From The Past)

Awesome photograph and remarkable lake! It would not be difficult to argue that Crater Lake, in central Oregon, is the most beautiful body of fresh water in the world. The lake, which is almost perfectly circular in shape, in unquestionably … Continue reading

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Who Is Killing Our Honeybees?

Have you ever heard of the butterfly effect? Essentially, it’s the understanding that a small change in one place in a complex system can have large effects elsewhere. For example, a butterfly flapping its wings in Finland might lead to … Continue reading

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Snow and fireworks

We have had lots of snow and cold in the build up to Christmas. I like snow – I like the cold blue intensity of the sky after snow. I like the silence that snow brings and the way it … Continue reading

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I felt very very ill

I have no resistance since my cancer treatment. Made worse by the therapy which seems to do more harm than the cancer. So when a bug gets near its radar spots me as an easy target. So one day feel … Continue reading

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What is life coaching?

Wikipedia has this as their start to defining coaching:- “Coaching refers to the activity of a coach in developing the abilities of a coachee. Coaching tends to focus on an existing problem (from which to move away) or a specific … Continue reading

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The Last Wolf

This is taken from Jim Crumley’s fascinating  – “Yellowstone Experience”. “In the long wolfless decades they (deer) had forgotten to behave like deer. Then the wolves came back and they remembered.” “………….. in that second spring we saw the evening … Continue reading

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The Scream

The Scream is from a universally known series of paintings by Edvard Munch. In a page in his diary headed Nice 22.01.1892, Munch described his inspiration for the painting as: “I was walking along a path with two friends — the sun … Continue reading

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