Category Archives: Change

Do you suffer from “Sundayitis”?

I used to dread Sunday evenings even more than Monday mornings.  On Sunday from about 4pm onwards I used to get a tight feeling in my stomach, thinking about what the coming week was going to be bring me.  Mondays … Continue reading

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Procrastination and Preferences

Last Saturday I had dinner with a couple who have moved into the village recently.  They have a bitch working cocker spaniel who has become our dog Ross’ girlfriend, so we already have plenty to talk about.  Ben is a … Continue reading

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“Trust arrives on foot but leaves on horseback”

… or so the Dutch saying goes.  Since the global financial crisis, research shows that trust in both government and business has been seriously damaged – galloping off into the sunset, perhaps! Can trust which has been lost be repaired? … Continue reading

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Plan space for your Creativity (and put a deadline on it!)

I know lots of people (you probably do too) who do not think of themselves as being at all creative.  Perhaps because they think of themselves as being too organised or structured to be good at it.  You can’t be … Continue reading

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Our new dog, so far without a name.

“That didn’t take you long,” said someone to my wife when she told them we have just become parents again.  She’s right:  two months ago we lost our beloved Rufus to anaemia, and it knocked both Charlotte and I sideways. … Continue reading

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The Olympic Legacy: a wake up call for Grumpy Old Gits.

It’s all over.  The question now is whether the London Olympics will live on, and fulfil the pledge made at the time of the London bid by Lord Coe and Tony Blair that the event would “inspire a generation” to … Continue reading

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