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Writer’s Block

Regular readers of my blog will have noticed there has been nothing new to read for a while.  I guess this could be ascribed simply to the familiar problem of writer’s block, but it felt more like a complete loss … Continue reading

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Five Minutes Peace (and Preferably a Lot More)

Any parent will be familiar with the desire to find a quiet corner where the children can’t find them. Many readers will also know all about the antics of the Large Family, a family of elephants, in Jill Murphy’s tale … Continue reading

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Flexible Working or Never Switched Off?

A number of years ago I noticed that the secretary to the committee I was chairing was regularly sending me emails late at night. Concerned the organisation was overloading the woman so that she could only catch up by working … Continue reading

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Resolving the Resolutions

A year ago I publicly made some New Year’s Resolutions, and it is interesting to look back and see what my good intentions were and to what extent I’ve managed to stick with them. Resolution 1 I will ensure I … Continue reading

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New Year’s Day, New Year’s Resolutions

I’m no fan of New Year’s resolutions; they’re bound to fail.  I probably discovered this at the tender age of about 7 when I set myself to lose my lisp. It took a lot longer than I had expected  – … Continue reading

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