Category Archives: Memories

“Please don’t let it put you off coming back”

These are the words spoken to me last Sunday by the lovely Jean – words that have kept haunting me all week. After entertaining the lovely folk in an elderly care home last Sunday, they were then served with tea and … Continue reading

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Hard work – really?

I keep reading articles about Royal family members and children of the rich and famous talking about how hard they work. Hard work – really? Do they even know what hard work really is. In  fact, do I even know … Continue reading

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Is what you see what you get?

The story of Christopher Jefferies is a sad and sorry tale. It is a tale of how low the press will sink, it is a tale of how easily we succumb to press propaganda, it is also a tale of … Continue reading

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Patiently I wait……. Well sometimes I do.

I travel.  In fact, I travel a lot, some would say I travel far too much (especially my wife). It helps that I really enjoy doing what I do after I have travelled. I meet some incredibly interesting and interested … Continue reading

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Thank you Joyce and Gordon; People of Influence

After you have read this blog, I would like to suggest that you view the excellent 16 minute talk given by Dr Martin Newman at the Sheffield Business School on the subject of Emotional Capitalists. It is a listening and … Continue reading

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Those were the days my friend

I am continuing my journey through my working life and recalling some of the technologies encountered along the way. Or to be precise, here I will be sharing about the lack of technology and how we managed before it all … Continue reading

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“Please can I have a line Ethel?”

With today’s ubiquitous use of the telephone, whether a fixed line or a mobile, I thought I would share with you another story of ‘how it used to be?’ If you have been following my reminiscing, then you will know … Continue reading

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