Monthly Archives: November 2010

Cold? You've never had it so good!

There just isn’t a better topic for the newspapers than the weather, particularly if it’s OUR weather.  The current wintry conditions we’re experiencing (I won’t say enjoying, in case you happen to live in Wales and have no central heating) … Continue reading

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Food for the Right Brain

I’m halfway through Clive James‘  latest book of memoirs, brilliantly titled “The Blaze of Obscurity”. Clive is one of the few writers who is able to get me to laugh out loud at the written word in public places.  I … Continue reading

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Bravery or Bravado?

My 19 year old son James has just got back from working for 8 months in Halkidiki, Greece as a deputy sous chef.  He has been working in restaurants since he knocked on the door of a local restaurant at … Continue reading

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Social Halitosis at work

I was recently running an Emotional Intelligence course in Abu Dhabi; an experience which I found undoubtedly challenging and ultimately highly rewarding.  The challenge lay in adapting to the local cultural norms, particularly with regard to self discipline and professional … Continue reading

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