Entries by Jon O'Hanlon

The Perspective Gap

People will often use the expression, “you need to put it into perspective” or sometimes, “you need to put it into context.”  It’s a good thing if either of these is being used in a discussion because it would seem to indicate that there is a willingness to understand the other person’s point of view, […]

The Long Road Back

I’m planning to run across Africa again and this time to double the distance to around 5,000 km. Because of the fairly narrow window weather wise that it is advisable to try and avoid the heat on the one hand, and the winds and rain on the other, the earliest that I can possibly start […]