Monthly Archives: November 2016

It’s my life and my choice

It is late on Sunday night and this is the first time I have had a moment to sit down and blog. I am not complaining as I have had a fantastic day. The morning was spent with my horse … Continue reading

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The long and short of it

I am sure there are many people who are like me and try to pack lots of stuff into each weekend. We work Monday to Friday and have little time to do all those domestic chores that are required.  It … Continue reading

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Slow down and think

Winter seems to have arrived today and for some reason it once again caught us all by surprise. The drive into work took an hour and a half as we crawled along the motorways and main road barely reaching 20mph. … Continue reading

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I think therefore….

It is almost 30 years ago when I had my first brush with philosophy. This was a chance meeting that has had a significant impact on my life. After not quite getting the A level results I needed it was … Continue reading

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Putting people at the centre

It was interesting to read the vision for policing in 2025 that was published today. There was a lot that I could recognise as work that is currently underway and this includes a significant focus on digital developments. Having a … Continue reading

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Ho, ho, ho or no, no, no

I feel I have to write this blog. Today I noticed not one, not two but at least three homes that were fully decorated for Christmas. They had lights in the window, lights in the garden outside and a Christmas … Continue reading

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A little consideration

Being considerate is an undervalued characteristic. It is just thinking about others and having good manners around all aspects of life. Today there has been a national launch of activity to tackle people using a mobile phone when driving. It … Continue reading

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A poppy and a moment of reflection

Remembrance Sunday has featured strongly in my life from a very young age. I remember church services that we went to when at primary school and also I was once at my grandparents and saw the impact on them of … Continue reading

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A little bit of good

After a very busy week of news there is one story that is not likely to make the headlines tomorrow. Of course it is Remembrance Sunday and that quite rightly should be the focus of the media activity tomorrow. But … Continue reading

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Take good care of yourself

When we are young we think we are indestructible. In our teenage years we are invincible and can do everything and anything. I remember surviving having had only a couple of hours sleep between going out partying for the night … Continue reading

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