Did you see the story about the somewhat embarrassing oversight in the design for Japan’s 2020 Olympic stadium? Um, it seems the cauldron is missing. So, how could the centrepiece of the opening ceremony have been left out of the brief?
About a month ago, a little wattlebird started making a nest in the tree outside our lounge room window. From the moment we first noticed her, that mother bird was 100% clear about her purpose. No dithering, no distractions, no dilly-dallying. Watching her, I realised there’s a lesson in that: If you need to write something, know your purpose before your fingers hit the keyboard.