Category Archives: My Life, My Words

Burns Night – A Reply From The Lassies

I am not asked to be an after-dinner speaker often, but as Burns Night approached, the phone rang… The Chairman of Royston & District Round Table used his charm. I remember the daunting feeling of not really knowing where to … Continue reading

Posted in My Life, My Words | Tagged | Leave a comment

Let Children Resolve Conflict, The World Would Be A Better Place

Every side is ‘right’, in their mind Years ago, a fight broke out in my sitting room. I raced in to see my two warring toddlers, pulling at the toy they both passionately believed should be theirs. In each of … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, My Life, My Words | 2 Comments

Menopausal Melee

After an evening with friends who spent their time alternately fanning themselves, I had a flash of inspiration, in the form of the Three Little Pigs. So I thought I’d try my hand at writing a poem. It’s been fun, … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, My Life, My Words | Tagged | Leave a comment

A Content Supporting Artist

Sitting in front of my PC 18 months ago I saw an advert saying Dame Judi Dench was soon to be filming in Cambridge and they needed Supporting Artists (Extras). The thought had never occurred to me, but I clicked … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, My Life, My Words | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

How Good Are You With Money?

How to Keep Out of Your Overdraft Today marks 10 Years since the financial crisis brought upon us all as banks took excessive risks. I thought I would share something very simple, the best ideas are. Straight off the bat, … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, My Life, My Words | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

A Choice To Look

A Choice To Look, Life in Cambridge Revealed ‘A Choice to Look’ is a short film produced by Varsity’s Joe Cook and Abdullah Shah. This powerful film highlights issues faced by Cambridge residents brought about by the growing divide between … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, My Life, My Words | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

How to Live Longer

A quick post today and a departure from my usual Top Tips for small business series What Factors make You Live Longer? Today I am writing about antibodies. You may not believe this but part of my research took me on … Continue reading

Posted in My Life, My Words | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Start The Day Well

Good Morning! (It is as I write this) How is your day so far? Monday mornings can be a challenging concept. Our weekend was packed: In London to watch ‘The Last Leg‘, housework and rugby, friends for dinner until late … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, My Life, My Words | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Do What You Love

In a bizarre turn of events this week, I was given a part as an extra in a new TV series. This isn’t a particular ambition of mine, and I don’t think I shall be shopping for a dress for … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, My Life, My Words | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Amazon Go, Is It The Way To Go?

Today in Seattle, Amazon Go has opened what could be, our shopping future. Grab a bag and pop down to 7th Avenue, no need to take your wallet/purse. How Does It Work? On entry to the store you add an … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, My Life, My Words, Small Business Support | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment