Monthly Archives: January 2012

The debt

John died on Friday last. I hadn’t even known he was ill. We hadn’t spoken for about 8-9 months and had lost track a little. I was sat on a train when I got the call. Rumbling out of Waterloo, … Continue reading

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Are you choosing by price or value?

“He knows the price of everything but the value of nothing” is a term I often heard as a child although I never really understood it until I grew up and made my way the world. It’s been on my … Continue reading

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Where do you get your inspiration?

It’s a slow day in my little office and as I look up on the wall I see the poster I got a few years ago. It’s only today I’ve bothered to research exactly when I must have bought the … Continue reading

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Where do you get your inspiration?

It’s a slow day in my little office and as I look up on the wall I see the poster I got a few years ago. It’s only today I’ve bothered to research exactly when I must have bought the … Continue reading

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The power of feedback

The class stood almost as one and headed for the tea break. Rachel the teaching assistant had positioned herself to make sure she caught me on the way out. “Once you’ve got your drink Jon I’d like to sit down … Continue reading

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Recycle yourself rather than reinvent

A few days after Christmas I needed to get rid of a few things, bottles, boxes etc, the usual detritus of the season. I loaded up the car and went down the road and joined the long queue of vehicles … Continue reading

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