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Three life lessons from a 91 year old!

Last week I had the privilege to go to the Kings Head Theatre  in Islington to see a distant cousin perform her one woman autobiographical show, That’s Entertainment. The relative is Thelma Ruby who has trod the board with the likes of Kenneth Williams, Judi Dench and Orson Wells and at 91 was on stage […]

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Thumper Was Right & Brexit Proves It!

Wow! What a difference a few weeks make! I’m writing this right in the middle of July 2016 and as someone told me the other day, we are living right bang slap in the middle of a future A’ level History exam question. Life here in Britain has certainly taken a few new directions since […]

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Mindful or Mind-full?

Recently there has been a lot of talk about something called Mindfulness, which although I’d heard of (haven’t we all at this stage?) I couldn’t have told you anything about it. Now, Mindfulness is clearly a big thing, because even the NHS have gotten involved and had their say on it. You can visit their […]

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Tube Etiquette – The Basics

Every year,  over a billion people take to London’s expansive underground train network to help them with their travels. Recently, Daisy and I were using the Tube to get to (and from) a business meeting. Daisy, having lived in London previously, is more than comfortable on the Tube. I however, struggle. To an outsider like myself, […]

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The Importance of Body Language

According to Wikipedia, body language is “a kind of non-verbal communication, where thoughts, intentions, or feelings are expressed by physical behaviours, such as facial expressions, body posture, gestures, eye movement, touch and the use of space”. And ultimately, yes, this is true. But what Wikipedia won’t tell you (I know, I checked) is the significance […]

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