I read something during the week and it got me thinking. Apparently, when an oyster can’t eject a piece of sand, to stop the irritation, it begins a process of wrapping the foreign body in a substance called nacre, the mineral substance that forms it’s shell. It continues the process, layering nacre upon layer of…

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The day was intermittently cloudy. Myself and my buddy waited around the airfield expectantly hoping for the weather to clear so we could do our tandem parachute jumps. Not that we were jumping in tandem with each other – that’d be mad, but that we were jumping together, in tandem with one professional skydiver each….

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Kilrush, Co. Clare – West Clare, on the Wild Atlantic Way to be exact – was the beautiful backdrop to a talk I gave during the week. The dynamic Kilrush Town Team volunteer group invited Yours Truly to be a guest contributor, along with David Fitzsimons, Founder and CEO of Retail Excellence. at ttheir launch…

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Chuck Yeager broke the sound barrier in 1947, the first human to do so, heralding in an age of supersonic flight, not to mention adding to the body of knowledge aiding space travel and space exploration. A momentous achievement no doubt. And a scary one to boot. No one knew what would happen. How could…

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