Memories are precious
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When you get to 60… how many more birthdays do you have?

Jack Yuen Jul 9 2017
broken galaxy s7 in jersey pocket
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How NOT to carry a phone in your cycling jersey pocket.

Jack Yuen Mar 3 2017
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Value – not to be confused with money.

Jack Yuen Aug 16 2015
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It does not matter what you do – you will piss someone off

Jack Yuen Jul 22 2015

Getting older? Why bother?

Jack Yuen Jul 10 2015
Posts From the monthly archives: "August 2012"

Knowing when to quit


The news last week was of Lance Armstrong quitting. “There comes a point in every man’s life when he has to say, “Enough is enough.” For me, that time is now…..” he said In the last century, an American called Napoleon Hill wrote perhaps the most famous self help book called “Think and Grow…(Read More)

Whenever I get confused in life, I use the movie metaphor to get me back on track. Life and a movie share such an uncanny set of similarities – and that is why we love movies. We do not go to the movies to stare at a white wall. We go there to get entertained…(Read More)

Willpower sucks!


There was a break away up ahead. I was in the chasing bunch. The pace was high. We caught the B grade bunch and maintained enough momentum to finally catch the attacking riders. Attacks kept going off the front and 45 minutes into the 1 hour race, I took too long to recover after a…(Read More)

The Olympics is almost over and much has been said about winning medals, what colour they are and whinging about not being in a medal position. With such a deep emphasis on winning outright to secure the gold medal, we get a lop-sided view about what the games is all about. In rugby, the…(Read More)

Life is full of self-doubt. We spend so much energy fighting our sense of insecurity that we have none left to savour the essence of life. Something weird happens when we start to back ourselves. There is no looking back and the forward motion is exhilarating. When Cadel attacked in the first mountain stage…(Read More)