Tag Archives: Fire

Iceland: The Battle Of Fire And Ice

Systems seek stability, a levelling of energy, an erosive calm. Heat sinks towards the temperate, erosion claims the highest peak. The fire and fury of the eruption is ultimately frozen as ragged rubble, fractured and tumbled, lying calmly in the … Continue reading

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The Spark That Burnt HR To The Ground

I’m unclear as yet if this is a call to burn HR, or an observation that it’s aflame already, ignited from within. It’s possible that only time will tell. Forgive a slightly cranky piece of writing, but i’m provoked into … Continue reading

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Sparks

It’s everywhere. Inspiration: sparks falling in the dry leaves, flames curling and spitting, ideas burning brightly, fanned by the winds of conversation and fed by the fuel of sharing. After two days at the Learning Solutions Conference, my head is … Continue reading

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Grounded by the mud on my boots

Fire forms the beating heart of the house: by day, just a background image, flickering weakly, demanding food every few hours. By night though, as the darkness crawls up the side of the valley, it reaches out: a red flame, … Continue reading

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Fighting fires: experience versus qualifications

Gas towers litter our urban landscapes: rusted, towering steel mushrooms that rise and fall throughout the day. They’re so ubiquitous that i’d never really given them much thought, so it was just a moment of idle curiosity that led me … Continue reading

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Starting a fire: how to keep the creative spark alive.

Have you ever started a fire without matches or a firelighters? It’s something that everyone should learn to do, because it teaches you a lot of things about life, starting with patience! First, you have to select your materials: kindling, … Continue reading

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