Armed officers vs cat in the tree…

The spread of armed officers was one aspect of “Strathclydisation”, where tough Glaswegian tactics were rolled out to the sticks. Use of stop and search also increased. Methods that work on inner-city gangs are unsuited to places where duties include rescuing cats from trees…

The Economist, in ‘Scotland’s national police force finds its feet

What really matters – the mundane..

Tory MPs complain that their inboxes are deluged with demands for both extremes: a “People’s Vote” on one hand, or a no-deal Brexit on the other. (Emails about more mundane topics, like delayed trains, still outnumber both.)

—The Economist, in ‘A rebellion in the Conservative ranks fizzles out

Fear => Resistance ∝ Importance

It get’s worse the more important it is to us
Pressfield says:

The more important a call or action is to our soul’s evolution, the more Resistance we’ll feel towards pursuing it.

 

— Dave in ‘The Resistance is Real

I feel it as a fear of failure – a what if. I wonder if its also a fear of success – and the change that may bring?

French baking & Italian coffee = live in Chamonix?

I once had a friend from Portland, Ore., tell me about spending some time on the French-Italian border for work. “We crossed over to France to get our croissants and went back to get our coffee. One country can’t do coffee, and the other can’t do pastries; you would think that they could get together and work it out.”

— ‘Why Is Coffee in France So Bad?’ in Slate