Antithesis is Wayne Farley's commentary on how he see things, which is often at variance with those commonly held. He takes pride in his dissenting views, but respects those of others. The whole intent of his blog is to share experiences, stimulate thoughts and provoke conversations.
Wayne Farley spent the better half of his life working in Air Traffic Control and Safety Management in two jurisdictions. He started an aviation blog in 2009 and one year later a post titled "13 Characteristics of an Air Traffic Controller" launched him into the stratosphere.
Alongside his aviation career, Wayne has been designing websites, logos and just about anything that can be printed or posted online. Throught it all, he has been blogging on various topics both for himself and his customers.
As an avid reader, I am perpetually amazed by stories of triump whether it is someone's life or a company that have persevered through a tangled web of obstacles.
Local and international events shape our world. Everyone have opinions, and so do I. The only facts that matter are the lessons we learn and the paths we follow.
Morning runs, exotic foods, beer and travel are just some of the things that I enjoy. I am always happy to share my thoughts and experiences along the way.
The sight of a roll-on roll-off vehicle carrier steaming towards Port Georgetown during my morning run provoked the thoughts of a carpocalypse in Guyana and a torrent of questions.
Small businesses play an important role in our community. They provide that authentic hometown feel, provide employment, and increase economic activities within the community.
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. The longest and most arduous ventures have a starting point; What small step will you take today?
How will you be remembered after your life on Earth comes to an end? As I reflect on the life of Robert Singh, a man who played an important role in my professional career, the words "Do the right thing" continues to echo in my head.
In the wake of Guyana's attainment of the title Petrostate, there is a lot of talk about Local Content. What exactly are they espousing?
A walk through the streets of Georgetown is enough to register a serious cardiovascular workout. There are enough obstacles to rival the most challenging course every designed.
A casual glance at life in Guyana will quickly reveal that contrary to its name – Cooperative Republic of Guyana – few things are cooperative. Perhaps it's time for a change of name.
Guyana is awash with all manner of nuisances that harass the senses. From honking horns to booming music, these are just the tip of the iceberg
Police officers are at the frontline of crime-fighting in Guyana, but when the going gets tough, they do require a boost. Or should they?.
Many cities around the world are known for their philharmonic orchestras, some of which date back to hundreds of years. While I cannot pinpoint a start date for the Georgetown installment, this burgeoning city in Guyana is not to outdone.
Coffee is undoubtedly one of those beverages that can inspire a cult-like following and unwittingly turn you into an aficionado. I somehow got swept up in the religion and here are my confessions.
A perfect combination of temperature, dew point and moisture in the atmosphere conspired to form a thick blanket of fog never previously seen in Georgetown.
After more than a year of curfews, restrictions on public gatherings, mask wearing, hand sanitizing and other measures; a COVID-19 vaccine is available, and the debate is whether or not to get it.
Teotihuacán is an ancient Mesoamerican city located 25 miles northeast of modern-day Mexico City. It is home to pyramids built in the pre-Columbian Americas.
The Aeronauts is a movie following the adventures of scientist James Glaisher and aeronaut Amelia Wren in a balloon that eventually reached 36,000 feet.
The sounds of the wild have been around for millions of years, but the vast majority of these can only be heard miles away from civilization, and in urban areas if only we can mute the man-made noise.
The 'Color of Water' is a book written by James McBride, a mixed race man born to a white Jewish mother and a black man. The book provides an insight into the tumultuous life of interracial couples and mixed children.
University of Connecticut Women's Basketball Team Records 100th Straight Win – that was the headlines emblazoned across newspapers following the team's most recent win. Winning! It sounds surreal, but it has happened.
Historic accounts of slavery in the New World seemed like a colossal distance in time far removed from my reality. This is until I read Frederick Douglass' book Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass which transported me back to the horrors.
Whenever you are confronted with a problem that requires a solution, consider the strength in having a diverse group of people weigh in. The result could be monumental.
There are many self-made millionaires and billionaires who maneuvered their way from ordinary to extraordinary. We all have the potential to grow wealth likewise. Perhaps you can start by adopting some of their habits.
Nelson Mandela epitomizes the words "freedom fighter", moving South Africa from decades of an apartheid system to a society where blacks were free.
The ultimate story of survival is set deep in the Andes mountain range in the middle of winter. The story dates back to the 1970′s but the lessons learned are as relevant today as it were back then.
Opportunities are everywhere, but we can't see them because we are blinded by prejudice. ~ Wayne Farley
Your mind is for having ideas, not for holding them. ~ David Allen
No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it. ~ Albert Einstein
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. ~ Mahatma Gandhi
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Antithesis is a personal blog through the lens of Wayne Farley who sees things differently.