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Archive for April 2015

Life savers

April 27, 2015

“Last year Robert collapsed while playing golf with Dave and Nick, Nick saved my Robert’s life – for that I am eternally grateful.” I read this on a Facebook post a couple of weeks ago. It was written by a dear, longstanding friend of mine who’d have lost her husband had it not been for […]

Sprite-ly days!

April 18, 2015

Spring is in the air, the sun is peeping through, the wood pigeons are coo-ing and my thoughts turn to my Sprite. I’m not referring to a can of soft drink here. Rather,  the first car I ever bought which was a 1967 Austin Healey Sprite. I acquired it in my early 20’s  for the […]

Whatever happened to “good enough”?

April 13, 2015

I ran a one day course the other day for a new client. The course went well, yet I came away feeling slightly disappointed in myself. I knew it wasn’t quite up to my usual standard. On my arrival home, I took a look at the feedback forms, every one of which gave very high […]

Bank holiday chaps

April 6, 2015

So, another bank holiday, and chances are there will be queues at all the local DIY outlets as chaps stock up on gear to use for a few hours of DIY. There may also be queues at supermarkets and off licences as chaps purchase a few beers to watch sporting events on TV. Yet, despite […]