Monthly Archives: May 2016

Talking About Being Prepared In Case Of Crisis (Or – We All Have Our Part To Play In Getting A Booklet Correct)

There are times when words just fail me. I am looking at a booklet which I was handed on Friday by a friend of mine called Julian Harrison (yes – he has been mentioned in a previous blog post). He … Continue reading

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My Favourite Holidays

I thought that – seeing as there is a Bank Holiday coming up I would tell you about the difference between the single Dutch Christmas I experienced and the English ones – as well as my all time favourite “Bank … Continue reading

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A Uni”Form” Of Honour

I have to admit my sense of humour can be a little difficult to understand at times.  Put it this way – it took someone a few minutes to work out what I meant when I informed them that something … Continue reading

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Do you need a goal?

Working towards a goal is not for me.. or so I thought. For the past couple of months I have been trying to get healthier through running and also shed a few pounds on the way. Since beginning my journey … Continue reading

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Discovering English history – Salisbury, Stonehenge and London

Red brick houses, rich history, local Ale and sun – this is how I see England, and this was exactly how it welcomed us last weekend. In the need of city break – we booked spontaneous trip to Salisbury. This small town … Continue reading

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Different Countries Have Different Rules Of Behaviour

If I was a jar of food I suppose my label would read “Product of more than one country”.  After all, I have got a surname that originally comes from France, a Christian name that comes from The Netherlands, a … Continue reading

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Bullying and Intimidation

Did you see the recent piece by an anonymous NHS bed manager in the Guardian about being scapegoated on behalf of the NHS for the ‘beds crisis’? – if not, it’s worth pausing already to read the link before going … Continue reading

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Rainy Miles and How to Recover From a Marathon (As Told by Bethenny Frankel).

True to Texas weather in the springtime, we had rain come through early this morning before the sunshine. Just a few light drizzles but it made it nice and cool for an early run with the breakfast club. 7 miles … Continue reading

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And Now For Something Slightly Different

Up until now I have kept the blogging I do on here more directed towards things which could be useful in a “Business” setting – or more about me and my life. I am going to try something a bit … Continue reading

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