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Who are you?

One of my birthday presents this year was a beautiful little picture that includes the phrase ‘to thine own self be true’. It is something I look at often because it is so pretty but also because I like to … Continue reading

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Back to school

We were lucky to have a university student with us for the past two weeks. It isn’t something that we do very often with only around two or three placements being undertaken in a year. It was a valuable experience … Continue reading

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Invest in yourself

For many of us work is more than a full time job, and we try to pack a lot into the rest of the time we have. One of the things that can get neglected or forgotten is to value … Continue reading

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Who are the audience?

I met an amazing man today, Stephen who produces articles for the Talking Newspapers which provide national and local news for the blind and visually-impaired. He provides a valuable service and one that I am sure lots of organisations don’t … Continue reading

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Finding a balance

When we are facing the pressure from work it can be easy to forget the important things in life – family, home and the key relationships in our lives. Most people spend a considerable percentage of their day at work … Continue reading

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Dare to be different

All organisations have a culture. This can be positive or can be negative, but in reality it is probably a bit of both. It is easy to blame the ills of the organisation on ‘culture’ when in reality it is … Continue reading

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The joy of living

I had the opportunity to go back to my childhood today when I joined my nephew to celebrate his ninth birthday. It is always fun, frantic and full on when I spend time with him. The time involves lots of … Continue reading

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