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Feelings are the Barometer of the Heart

Recently, I was negotiating… it wasn’t going so well. I could feel the frustration setting in. My clear thinking clouded and my Steve Peters ‘chimp’ came out to play. He didn’t play so much as blind-side me and hold my day to ransom… Balls… there goes another one. Or did it? I actually secured a...

Gamify your Life

Gamify your Life Advent Calendars, Christmas Jumpers, Christmas Drinks, Amazon Prime, Spending Whilst You’re Skint… Merry Christmas! I love it!!!         I’ve got to confess though, I used to hate it… Even though it would be the one point in the year where there’s a massive lull in recruitment. No phones ringing, taking it easy....

Sharing is Caring

“Never shop on an empty stomach” – wise words given to me when I left home for the big city. In reality the city wasn’t that big, and the leaving home experience was fairly tame as rites of passage go…  That said, one vice I did not avoid in the entry into full-blown adult...

Mud

Mud What is a weekend? We return home from work to work. Back to the house, back to the family, back to cat, back to the dog, the washing, the garden. Hobbies, chores and food combine in blur of Dad’s taxi zipping round childrens’ parties, the hum of the washing machine,  slow plumes of...

Airports, Islands and the Humble Crisp

Ever been to the Green Isle? Lonely Planet Stereotypes abound. Green grass, craft ciders, an analogue music scene in hazy pubs beset by beardy men charming the blarney out of the un-suspecting punters flooding in. Actually, the friendly people I met in the weekend I spent cramming in a wedding and some limited sight-seeing...

Harvey’s Blog – Duvet Day

They left me at home today? Really? Something about mucky paw prints on the carpet…. Doh! So, Netflix and Duvet day it is. Fine by me. Big questions for you here today (don’t feel the need to answer all at once). Have you watched Mad Men? If not, why not? Who’s your favorite Man...