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The full facts

I had another trip to Accident and Emergency at the weekend. It was Friday night and as busy as you would expect. They have a lot to do and I understood that the doctor was rushing between patients. The experience … Continue reading

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Who really matters?

It is easy to sit in a communication ivory tower where you decide what to do and then do it. You can be creative and have ideas that will be award-winning. And you can carry on like this for years … Continue reading

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My beautiful laundrette

We take a lot of things for granted in this life and I started to realise how much I valued my washing machine when it broke. It meant I had to do something I have never tried before – visiting … Continue reading

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Six of the best

A world away from Manchester, England I found myself sat listening to the head of communications for NATO talking about dealing with a crisis this week. It was one of those pinch me moments to make sure I was really … Continue reading

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Love it or hate it?

Police communication has been my focus for 20 years and I remain as passionate about it today as I was when I eagerly arrived for my first day on the job in 1999. It is the opportunity to really help … Continue reading

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With a little help

In recent years I have written many times about wellbeing, resilience and mental health, particularly why it is important in the PR and communication world. Life today is full of pressures, issues, demands and responsibilities. If we let those take … Continue reading

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Finding our greats

I am sat watching the programme trying to find the Icon of the 20th Century and it is raising a whole host of issues for me. Defining an Icon is a really difficult thing to do. It is stated to … Continue reading

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