Horatio Nelson

Vice Admiral Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, was born on 29 September 1758. He was a British officer in the Royal Navy, which, under his leadership, proved its supremacy over the French, during the Napoleonic Wars (1797–1815). He is regarded as one of the greatest naval commanders in history.He died on 21 October 1805 at… Read More Horatio Nelson

WCW: “Arrival”

William Carlos Williams (born on 17 September 1883) was an American poet associated with the Imagist movement, who rejected traditional conventions of rhyme and meter, and used brusque, colloquial, and incisive American-English in his poetry. (see here) Here is a poem taken from one of his early collections, “Sour Grapes ” (1921) Arrival And yet… Read More WCW: “Arrival”

L.J. Peter

Laurence J. Peter (16 September 1919 –1990) was a Canadian educator and management theorist, best known for having formulated the “Peter Principle”, a theory of incompetence in management (see here). 🟨 “Bureaucracy defends the status quo long past the time when the quo has lost its status.” 🟨 “Originality is the fine art of remembering… Read More L.J. Peter