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Archive for May 2013

Under the covers

May 27, 2013

I certainly didn’t much feel like rolling out of bed this morning – for one thing it is a public holiday here in the UK today so I don’t “have to” go to work. Being self employed such holidays can easily pass me by. However, there can be the odd “ordinary” week day when I don’t much feel […]

Stop mucking about?

May 20, 2013

I’ve never been a particularly goal orientated person. I seem to be more into the journey of life, rather than focused on clearly defined outcomes. Having said that, part of me has often envied people who seem utterly focused on achieving a particular life or career goal – the driven ones who single mindedly pursue […]


May 13, 2013

The black UK comedian, Lenny Henry once quipped about a response he gave to a racist comment. A man had told him to go back to where he came from – at which Henry tells us that he duly got on the next train to Dudley. I find that joke rather sad – but for […]

The ultimate accolade!

May 6, 2013

I have won a Trainer of the Year award! I have to say that I can hardly believe it. Having worked in the field for well over two decades and having received consistently positive feedback over the years, I suppose I shouldn’t be quite so surprised.  It’s actually the first time this particular award has […]