Monthly Archives: September 2013

When going it alone doesn’t go to plan.

Five years ago this month I finally summoned up courage to call my boss and tell her I was going to leave the company’s employment and go it alone.  After 13 years I had decided that I did have what … Continue reading

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The trouble with aspiration.

I used to teach young people how to play the clarinet or saxophone.  Usually when they had got bored with playing the recorder and fed up with joint music lessons at school (how DO you teach a room full of … Continue reading

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Mental Limits: lessons from Strictly Come Dancing

This weekend the new series of Strictly Come Dancing kicked off on the BBC.  As I sat there after a hefty bowl of sausage pasta and a cheeky second glass of Malbec, I had the usual tape playing in my … Continue reading

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Today, I shall be a writer. Tomorrow – who knows, haven’t decided yet.

Yes, that’s right, I’m now a writer.  Make that Writer.  My first published work is out today.  Don’t worry, I’m not going to sell you a copy (although you can go and get one from Amazon here if you like, … Continue reading

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