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"Japanese and American management practices are 95% the same … and differ in all important respects" - Takeo Fujisawa

Building Bridges - Part I - General cultural differences

Building Bridges - Part II - Cultural differences in education

Building Bridges - Part III - Cultural differences in business

Going to Hell in a Hand Basket - by Sep Meyer

Real Cultural Differences - by Annie Manuka




"Love cures people — both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it." - Dr Karl Menninger

Time to Think - by Michael Mallows



"Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire." - W.B.Yeats    

We have an equal right to education - by Kevin Phillips




"Whether you believe you can or you can't, you're right" - Henry Ford

Upon this earthquake I build a house - by Stephen J.M. Bray

Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs Revisited - by Michael Mallows



Health and Fitness

“Health is not valued until sickness comes.”  Thomas Fuller 
The Bowen Technique - by Joe Sinclair


“The secret of business is to know something no one else knows." - Aristotle Onassis 

People Risks - by Rosie Harrison




"Many attempts to communicate are nullified by saying too much." - Robert Greenleaf

Less is More . . . The Art of Clean Language - by Penny Tompkins and James Lawley



Third Age

"As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do" - Andrew Carnegie
 Keeping Fit in the Third Age - Part II - by Sep Meyer




"Indifference to poetry is one of the most conspicuous characteristics of the human race" - Robert S. Lynd

Poems - by Henry Rose

Winter Ride - by John Ewing

Mending Wall - a poem by Robert Frost 




"Literature is strewn with the wreckage of men who have minded beyond reason the opinion of others." - Virginia Woolf  

Book Reviews

Book and Tape Offers



Letters to the Editor



The Last Word

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