Monthly Archives: June 2012

Fix Bayonets


My poor little brain has been working overtime lately and the same problem keeps taunting me, I think I know the answers but the proof is difficult to find. Let me explain, I have referred in a number of these … Continue reading

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Target Testicles


My memory gets worse, not much worse but I keep having senior moments, so first let me say hello to everybody all over the world who are read my blog, I thank you for your interest. I remember reading somewhere … Continue reading

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Sexual Killing


When he wrote ‘On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society’ , Lt Col Dave Grossman provided us with a fascinating exploration of how ordinary people face killing other ordinary people. In a world where … Continue reading

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Twisting the Knife Twice


So you came back did you? Interested to see where this little thought train is heading and if it will get up a head of steam, well settle down there for an interesting journey. This morning I dropped my youngest … Continue reading

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Twisting the Knife Once


OK, following on from the cutting edge theme lets twist round a little and look at some of the myths of tackling a knife. When I was working with Lee last Friday we were practicing some Silat drills set by … Continue reading

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The Cutting Edge


Rested I return, quite literally, as I sit here in my conservatory with a light breeze whispering through the windows making the air fresh and light. The sun is again playing hide and seek and the deluge of the last … Continue reading

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Relax, Don’t Do It!


The sun keeps peeking out from behind the clouds in what I believe is now called a ‘Simpsons Sky’. It is teasing me, flirting unashamedly with me as I sit writing this blog. A little while ago I nipped upstairs … Continue reading

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Thinking About Thinking


Well the 100 X 100 club has got off to a nice start and we are well on the way to getting 100 people doing 100 press-ups a day. It is a simple concept, people do it for fun, it … Continue reading

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Extreme Bullshit


Ya gotta love Master Ken, he does not mince his words and he does not mince. He is a real man, one tough, straight talking hombre with the full, awesome¬† power of Ameri-Do-Te to back him up, the man is … Continue reading

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Euro 1984


Many years ago a sociologist named August Comte established the functionalist perspective, his bywords ‘Order and Progress’ still live on the Brazilian flag. As humans it seems we crave order and progress, at least I do, you answer for yourself … Continue reading

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