Five Short Words

Five Short Words is all about the issues that I come across –
especially to do with:
inclusion/exclusion, scarcity/abundance,
empire/commonwealth, business as usual/transformation,
arrogance/trust, competition/cooperation,
self/community, individualism/connectedness
…. and the real life choices we make.

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