Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Big Game


We’re not sports obsessed but I keep an eye on a football team  and I love the big games. They don’t come any bigger than the European Championship final on Saturday and I asked my partner if she would like to watch it with me in … Continue reading

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Ah, There you Are


Were you to meet a business executive at some corporate luncheon , apart from the conversation  his mind is probably on exporting more  Cyberplugs to the Far East, or dealing with the disruptive behaviour of Mr Jones in the Sales Ledger department. He is quite … Continue reading

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Friendship Works


A few months ago I was sitting with what you could call my Business Development Manager. He was a sharp suited man blessed with a small watchful face. He was boasting about how he managed to sell a load of life … Continue reading

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When men worked


Recently we went round what we call in the Uk, a car boot sale. Every kind of bric a brac is there:  Even old  78 records and wind-up gramophones are there to send you off on a voyage through recent history. It was   the second … Continue reading

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Dieting tactics


Left to myself I am not a big eater, at least that’s what I tell myself,  and my weight tends to stay fairly stable. My partner, however, is fond of the odd snack  in absent-minded moments. Having said that she is neither … Continue reading

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Unannounced Beauty


The odd thing is, true beauty is often unannounced. Awareness of it grows on you; seeps into your consciousness till the light and warmth it produces gives you an almost translucent glimpse of another way or dimension or something so intangible that we are … Continue reading

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Sailing


Well, not sailing exactly but crewing for a friend who has a converted trawler. It’s seaworthy but not entirely luxurious so his wife, who hates boating anyway, shies away from any extended trips. Time for me to step forward. I … Continue reading

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