COMPASS points of interest & great quotes
It is with great sadness that we have to report the passing of one of COMPASS’s family members. Michael’s wife Sarah, passed away peacefully on the 5th April in their family home as per her wishes. Michael wishes to thank all those clients who have passed on their condolences and we all appreciate the support you have shown over this very sad time.
Rest in Peace Sarah Louise Clarke.
Points of interest!
Australia is the 6th largest country in the world, occupying an entire continent of some 7.6 million square kilometres.
The largest ever hailstone weighed over 1 kg and fell in Bangladesh in 1986.
In October 1999 an iceberg the size of London broke free from the Antarctic ice shelf.
The low frequency call of the humpback whale is the loudest noise made by a living creature.
More germs are transferred shaking hands than kissing.
Termites are also called white ants, but they're not ants, in fact not even closely related to ants.
“If the Creator had a purpose in equipping us with a neck, he surely meant us to stick it out.” Arthur Koestler
“Minds are like parachutes – they only function when open.” Thomas Dewar
“If shared problems lessen the burden, how come we get so upset in a traffic jam?” P K Shaw
“A meeting consists of a group of people who have little to say – until after the meeting.” P K Shaw
“When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.” Ernest Hemingway
“Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.” Neil Gaiman, Coraline