Monthly Archive: May 2012

Who cares for the carers?

Posted on May 31, 2012

A few years back, the television programme, This Morning, ran a campaign highlighting women who were full time carers. As part of the campaign they arranged for some of the women to experience a day of pampering. It was a disaster.

The.. >>> more

Blow my own trumpet? How?

Posted on May 18, 2012

Picture the scene. It’s annual appraisal time. And my boss is commenting on my lack of enthusiasm for self-promotion.

I’m not a bragger. Never have been, never will be. I prefer to get on with things in a quietly confident way. Clearly, in.. >>> more

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Go easy on my teeth

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Are you trying to be funny?

Posted on November 07, 2017

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The self help book that didn't help

Posted on September 08, 2017

Sorry, Susan. I couldn’t get beyond the post-it.. >>> more