Posts Tagged: Carpe Diem

Invoking Carpe Diem, and luck

Invoking Carpe Diem in France Unexpectedly we found ourselves in the French alps last week, and it was glorious. When I say ‘unexpectedly’ I don’t mean that we were kidnapped. Nor did we fall through a split rock, nor teleport, although all of these options would have required less paperwork and testing. It’s more that… Read more »

Surprising lessons from a movie classic

There’s more to Dead Poets Society than ‘Carpe Diem’ We lit the fire on Sunday afternoon, slammed a joint of beef in the oven for dinner, and settled down to watch a DVD. The film was an oldie – the 1997 Robin Williams film Dead Poets Society. You’ll have seen it; it’s set in a… Read more »