Waking up in unexpected places

There’s a school of thought which asserts that our background and family upbringing largely define us, rather than our biology – a theory known more widely as the nature vs. nurture debate. Although elements of this apply to all of us to varying degrees, sometimes I sit back and wonder how on earth I got to where I am today. I don’t just mean geographically, but spiritually, too.

As a child, this is where I spent most of my early years. Twenty-five years of it, to be precise. I often stop and ask myself – how did I get from here…

… to here?

One thing I do know. Whatever happened, and whatever happens next, we should never forget where we came from. Or the person we once were.

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  9. John Hart says:

    Wonderful post.. short and to the point. Really like the way you mix your blog with tech and personal entries, gives a real sense of the person which many don’t

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  11. Megan says:

    You managed to capture so much in just a few paragraphs. Good things happen to good people, Ken. You are truly an inspiration.

  12. kiwanja says:

    @John – Thanks! I enjoy being able to write about anything, rather than it being a specifically technology-related blog.

    @Megan – Thank you. 🙂

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