13th March 2015

Black, white and no ‘Gray’ in the middle

In life, there are many things which are either black or white or sometimes black and white, like pandas and pianos. There really is no ‘gray’ in […]
12th March 2015

Fortune favours the bold

…. or sometimes the brave. People who bravely go after what they want are more successful than people who try to live safely. Sometimes safe is […]
11th March 2015

The disease to please

Duke Robinson, the author of Too Nice for Your Own Good, says that “Saying yes when you need to say no causes burnout. You do yourself and the […]
10th March 2015

Twits, Knobs and Windows

Another day of family history madness, but today, out and about in Marlow, en route to Bourne End for a lecture this evening (delivering, not an […]
9th March 2015

Pay it forward

Back in 2014 (I think), I wrote a few blog posts about being kind to others and doing something for the greater good of society. The […]
8th March 2015

International Women’s Day – Suffragettes in 1911

All around the world, International Women’s Day is being recognised today – representing an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women while calling for greater equality. In […]
7th March 2015

Winning medals

It’s the European Indoor Athletic Championships this weekend. I’ve managed to find a few minutes to watch some of the coverage (after a meeting of surname […]
6th March 2015

Good vs bad choices

This morning was (yet another) early start. Out of the house by 5:30am. Ugh…. Hey, I shouldn’t complain I guess as I used to be up five […]
5th March 2015

How special are you?

Well, I certainly felt special when I returned to the office this afternoon to find no less than FOUR special deliveries were being held for me […]