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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This is your captain speaking

Posted on August 30, 2018

We were flying Ryanair from Stansted Airport. 



We were.. >>> more

Let the wind blow high, let the wind blow low

Posted on June 27, 2018

I spent last week on the island of Skye. It was lovely, apart from the wind... >>> more

Thirty minus one

Posted on April 29, 2018

Thirty years married. How could it have slipped our.. >>> more