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Archive for July 2012

Greetings!

July 30, 2012

A few weeks back, a long standing friend of mine celebrated her 50th birthday – some of you reading this may know whom I’m referring to. I had it in mind to send a card, but somehow it slipped my mind. Come the day of her birthday, I be-spied a number of greetings posted on […]

Love me or hate me……

July 23, 2012

Imagine you are in a room and you ask someone a question or make a request of them. Imagine they then just turn their back on you and simply ignore you. Without a doubt you would feel mightily offended. Yet, increasingly it seems that people are being ignored when we communicate in writing. Now, this […]

56 summers

July 16, 2012

Chugging along the Thames last week on a riverboat courtesy of my ol’ buddies at Hartley Stone, I was pondering the summer we’re not having. Yet, as I looked up at the grey clouds, I could see the glimmer of a silver lining. A glimmer that was telling me that absence of summer this year […]

Chris the contract breaker

July 9, 2012

When we sign up to a contract it is a serious commitment. We are duty bound to honour the agreement for the good of both parties and hopefully to the rest of the community. However, there is one contract that I have repeatedly broken throughout most of my life. Now, before any of my business […]

An unrecognised pleasure

July 2, 2012

A few days ago, Ingrid my partner and I were engaged in a rather heated discussion. It was going nowhere, apart from perhaps downhill. And then…..….. I can’t identify precisely what she said or how she said it but I suddenly understood her point of view. It’s like something clicked and I let go of […]