Bullying and the Measure of a Man

Bullying occurs across all groups and ages. However, this short message is mainly intended for boys and young men, who are likely to become perpetrators or victims of bullying.

From memories and observations I made in my childhood and teen years, I’ve made the assumption that bullying is often a boy’s attempt to demonstrate his manliness to others. Acts of bullying usually occur in front of a group of followers, so that the display of manliness can gain the reputation the bully desires. Continue reading Bullying and the Measure of a Man

I CHOOSE TO LIVE

I CHOOSE TO LIVE
I have a friend whose approach and attitude to life is a great source of inspiration to me.

I first met him in 1966 when we were both 16 years old. We ate at the same dining table at boarding school (Toowoomba Grammar), during the most uncomfortable year of my life. Continue reading I CHOOSE TO LIVE

You raise me up

I have a favourite song, YOU RAISE ME UP.

I recently attended a performance by Harrison Craig at Jupiter’s Casino on Queensland’s Gold Coast, where he sang the song with such passion that reinforced the inspiration I receive from the words. (Check his recording of the song on YouTube.) Continue reading You raise me up

Website Launch

I’ve just launched my new website www.answers4life.com.au. This is my first experience of developing a website which contains more than one document. It is also my first experience with recording YouTube items and writing blog updates.

For the past thirty years I’ve had a compulsive habit of journalling. Most days I have some thoughts, experience, or insights I want to capture. Consequently I’ve ended up with heaps of exercise books full of daily entries. Continue reading Website Launch