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The 52:52:52 project, launching both on this site and on social media in early 2024 will help you address 52 issues with 52 responses over 52 weeks.

A Mundane Comedy is Dominic Kelleher's new book, which will be published in mid 2024. The introduction is available here and further extracts will appear on this site and on social media in the coming months.

This site addresses what's changing, in our own lives, in our organisations, and in wider society. You'll learn about key changes across more than 150 areas, ranging from ageing and time, through nature and animals, to kindness and love...and very much else inbetween.

Halcyon's aim is to help you reflect on how you can better deal with related change in your own life.

1981

On Bob Marley

Bob Marley

 

Bob Marley has enchanted me since the summer following his very untimely death. Too young to be very aware of him in his short prime, I discovered him during those long, languid days in my always special place.

Belvedere

On Steve Harley

"Come inside, see my mind...in kaleidoscope". To Vilvoorde on 9th November 2012 to see Steve Harley for the first time in eight years (first saw him at the Edinburgh Playhouse 30 years ago). Still a top singer, poet and raconteur: set ranged from the modernist Riding the Waves, through the yearning A Friend for Life to the sweeping Sebastian...very special.

On Simon & Garfunkel

On September 19, 1981, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel played in front of 500,000 people in Central Park, New York City.  I missed this concert by three days, as I had to end my first ever visit to the US to go back home to prepare for starting at Edinburgh University, but I saw them play much the same set live at Wembley Stadium the following June - a highly memorable experience even 30 years on.