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Jigsaw Puzzles For Grown Ups

I love jigsaw puzzles. Not wooden ones mind you but people ones. What on earth is she on about I hear you cry. I love the jigsaw pierces that make up someone’s new career. You need to have all the … Continue reading

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Do You Love Your Job?

You do? You’re kidding right? Oh you’re the one. You see it’s a bit like relationships – there are lots of ‘all right ish’ ones but ones that are brilliant are as rare as a nesting osprey. If you are … Continue reading

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From Fixed Grin To Wry Smile?

Is your face aching from that fixed grin? That expression that says ‘I am happy to have a job, but I am sick of doing 3 jobs, having no pay rise, little feedback or praise and I would like to … Continue reading

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Relationships Are Like Runner Beans

If I forget or don’t make time to visit my allotment for a couple of days, the runner beans get too big and aren’t very nice, so they are wasted. If I visit more often and pick them, I am … Continue reading

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Cabin Fever And How To Cure It

Do you find that there are certain tasks that you can procrastinate for England about rather than do? Would you rather pluck your nasal hair than do them? I am pretty decisive by nature, but there are a couple that … Continue reading

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Do you feel too small to be effective? Mosquitos aren’t.

I love this quote:  “Anyone who thinks that they are too small to make a difference has never tried to fall asleep with a mosquito in the room. “ Christie Todd Whitman Sometimes it can feel difficult doing everything yourself … Continue reading

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Fancy a day trip to avoid the budget news?

Why not pop to Milton Keynes. Yes really. Not only does it have nearly as many roundabouts to get lost in as Swindon to distract you from capital gains increases, it also has an event on which will engage you. … Continue reading

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