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THE FIRST FOUR INCHES

In the early days of training Astronauts the ”apprentices” were obliged to ware convex googles 24/7 which made everything appear upside down. The sub-conscious intervened, however, and compensated. Between day 26 and day 30 all of the group could visualise everything the ”right way up again.” It’s as if the sub conscious said to NASA …

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An Unlikely Leader

“Thorough preparation must lead to success. Neglect nothing.” “In business we strive for 100% efficiency while we are content with 25% in war” was the jaundiced view of Victor Odlum a Canadian army Major who served with Arthur Currie. Currie was equally appalled at high casualty rates and is credited with being the tactician behind …

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No ordinary President

In the 2012 Connacht Championship, Sligo had a decisive win over New York, a team that had not trained collectively before the encounter; hence no home team photo! New York have come a long way since and a win for the ‘Big Apple’ in this preliminary round is becoming more likely with each passing year. …

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