From around the blogosphere

‘I wish it need not have happened in my time,’ said Frodo. ‘So do I,’ said Gandalf, ‘and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.’

Steve Layman brings us sound advice from another place and time. He also suggests a few simple rules for everyday life.

Michael Wade shares a moment of tranquillity

…along with style, beauty, art and advice.

Nicholas Bate provides pithy advice for better living (always) …

How to get better at anything, 22

1. Read the best book on the subject by the best expert.
2, Practise the skill daily.
3. Fill a notebook with key points, learnings and tips on the subject.
4. Read that notebook (3) daily.
5. Create a plan of incremental improvement. 
6. …

I am in awe of those who produce thoughtful, thought-provoking and inspiring material with such relentless regularity.

More inspiration to be found at Cultural Offering, and with Patrick Rhone, and with Seth Godin (this particularly caught my eye) and many, many other places. Follow the links, hat-tips and references and let your mind wander. Even if your body can’t.

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