Leaning to People

Humanising the Enemy

My wife and I are working our way through seasons 1 and 2 of the TV drama series Madam Secretary.  In the episode we just watched, a compromising photograph of the heroine’s young adult daughter, Stevie, has been leaked.  [Spoiler alert!] Very quickly, the photograph is traced to a former secret serviceman who is now […]

Leaning to Action

A Call to Failure

Failure is not an option. No, it’s inevitable. The issue is, first, will I accept that reality? Then can I act so that when I do fail, it is cheap and useful? When I do fail I do not do something worse: take failure as my identity. No, I am not a failure, but I […]