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Relax and unwind

I have been feeling a bit rough over the last 24 hours and it has proved one thing to me and that is that I need time off. Trying to do a number of things at once, having competing priorities, … Continue reading

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Stay safe, think of others

There is one thing that we all need to have in life, and that is courtesy. For me this covers thinking about others and realising that we have to live side by side in our neighbourhoods. There are many, many … Continue reading

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Just one question – why?

I have been reviewing the media reporting on a range of subjects over the past week or so and there are interesting results. This isn’t a statistically valid piece of research but it comes from listening closely. What I have … Continue reading

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Digital neighbourhood watch?

I was pleased to hear that there is going to be a national push to tackle online abuse and particularly that which is focused on women. The cross-party campaign follows some interesting research that showed in a three week period … Continue reading

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Getting smart about phones

I have just received a shiny new phone to replace my slightly old and battered one. It is really exciting but also worrying as I have so much information tied up in the old phone. The challenge now is how … Continue reading

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Showing true grit

I was interested to listen to the Ted talk of Angela Lee Duckworth a psychologist who looked at high achievers to find out what was common between them. She found something she calls the theory of ‘grit’. The bottom line … Continue reading

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A sporting chance

It was a busy weekend of sport including the FA Cup Final and the England International match. As I was sat watching the commentary with my mum adding an extra narrative, I suddenly realised it was an ‘all male’ event. When … Continue reading

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