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The “talker”

The “talker” What is the word for a person who likes to over promise, says that they will do something and fails to deliver?  The over promisor, talker, chatter, idiot or bulls£$ter? I once knew a guy who liked to talk about what he planned…


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The “like” Factor

The “like” Factor I was speaking to a career coach a few weeks ago and the subject of likeability came up. How when meeting people for the first time, we will make deductions about the other person: are they pretty, fat, friendly and likeable? Yes,…


Back to Black: A dedication to Amy Winehouse Leave a comment Read more »

Back to Black: A dedication to Amy Winehouse

Back to Black: A dedication to Amy Winehouse Today, I was going along with my normal day-to-day business – doing errands, getting ready for one of my new students -and then came the phone call from Geri announcing:  “Amy Winehouse has died”.  I stared back…


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Enemy becomes him…..

Enemy becomes him….. A few months ago, I was having a conversation with a friend who I had not spoken to in a while – so it was a kind of catch up: how is life treating you style of conversation.  She started off this…


The Wrong Bra Size? Leave a comment Read more »

The Wrong Bra Size?

The Wrong Bra Size? I had a meet up with one of my friends the other night.  It was a typical “girly” night out, catching up with each other, having fun.  The conversation later turned to bra sizes. (No, this article will not be about…


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Genie in the Bottle

Genie in the Bottle When I was younger, I was very into watching the Disney movies and other make-believe stories. It was a kind of escapism – going on a journey for a period of time. One concept that I found fascinating is when reading…


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How much is too much information?

How much is too much information? I am a person who is signed up to social media in the form of having my own Twitter and Facebook accounts.  I thought that the initial concept of Facebook, keeping up-to-date with friends and family through pictures and…


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Case of the neighbour

Case of the neighbour There is a passage from the bible that states: “Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself”. The Bible, Romans 13:9 (King James Version) What happens if it is difficult to love your next door neighbour? I loved my former next-door neighbours…


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Starting over, yet again

Starting over, yet again It’s amazing how much we rely on information technology these days: iphones, text messaging, mobile phones, internet, Skype to name a few. What did we do before these inventions, I wonder at times? With me, I cannot get by without my…


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