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Archive for July 2013

Veneers & maggots

July 15, 2013

Pitching up to run a course in a large impressive looking US bank in the City of London some years back, I was astonished to experience something that was anything but impressive . Frankly, it was a mess, right from the moment I arrived: There was a mix up over training rooms, they couldn’t find […]

So, why am I not blind?

July 8, 2013

I can recall that day 32 years ago almost as if it were yesterday. I remember the consultant at Moorfields Eye Hospital uttering words like incurable, disease and blind as he told me of my diagnosis of retinitis pigmentosa (RP). He made no bones about it, there was every likelihood I would lose all my sight in […]

True

July 1, 2013

“We all interpreted the past how we thought it was. And we were truthful about that and honest” These were the words of Gary Kemp of Spandau Ballet during an interview with him and his bandmate Tony Hadley on the radio last week. He was referring to the massive split the group had suffered caused […]