Be more alpaca


Yes, we’ve heard of ‘be more pirate’, and some of us have encountered ‘be more camel’.But what about being more alpaca? On a day when the final outcome of collective decisions that will affect the whole world is probably not yet clear, I thought a light-hearted invitation to be more alpaca might be rather attractive. … Read more

Keep calm and carry on


The spacious sense of calm contrasts with the narrow confines of haste. But actually this has nothing to do with time or physical space. As a cardiac surgeon I knew often remarked: “Don’t just do something, stand there…” In the critical moments of heart surgery, this is wise advice indeed. Where can we grow our … Read more