Category Archives: How to

National Health service – UK vs GERMANY

You feel ill and consider that a visit to the doctor would be advised. Obviously you want to be as stress and worry-free on this matter ASAP. Here is what happens in 2 different European countries. NB: You pay NI … Continue reading

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Do it while you’re young!

I am an old bird and I have lived a good life so far. I say so far because, although there is not enough time for me to achieve all the things I want to, I can still get out … Continue reading

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Change for the better?

Philip Hammonds comment on a recent TV interview that “a million shorthand typists had faced losing their jobs to personal computers” was nuts but NOT because there are no unemployed people. The press intimated that he had gaffed when he … Continue reading

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DIRECTNESS – IS IT RUDE OR A MISUNDERSTANDING?

Having lived in the East (India, Indonesia) where people talk directly to you without necessarily intending offence, I find it interesting to note that when you come to England and talk in the same direct way, it can often offend … Continue reading

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WHAT IS THIS GAME CALLED PATIENCE?

when you have found something that you are looking for how do you proceed when the circumstances take it away from you? Continue reading

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COMPROMISED OR COMPROMISING?

I am and have been an independent woman for the majority of my life, brought up by parents who taught me to stand on my own two feet, believe that nothing is impossible and who felt that being a woman … Continue reading

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DRAGONFLY MEDICINE

Have you ever met a person whose energy is so light and colourful, and they seem to zip through life with ease and joy? They carry dragonfly medicine. There were myriads of these beautiful glistening dragonflies on the beach yesterday … Continue reading

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ALL CHANGE – OR NOT AS THE CASE MAY BE

Change – this is something that Goans do in style. I refer of course to money in this instance (although other things also never do seem to change in Goa) It was brought to my attention yesterday, as to exactly … Continue reading

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NATIONAL OR “NOTIONAL” HEALTH SERVICE OR DO THEY JUST NEED A SHOT IN THE ARM?

In August I travelled over to Nigeria on a recce and, at short notice, managed to make an appointment to see a nurse at the London Travel centre in Waterloo area. This was in order to get a Yellow Fever … Continue reading

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Changes Underway

Well it has been a while since I blogged and I apologise to those who follow me but I have been rather busy with a new venture/ opportunity that came my way shortly after I returned from Spain. An old … Continue reading

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Tips on Spanish food, drink and classy eating.

As a Brit I recently revisited Spain after an absence of 24 years and I rediscovered the Spanish fare and must tell you I loved all I tried. In Valencia I tried the Fartons  – a regional creation. These are lovely … Continue reading

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Visitor Views on Valencia – lalalala,lalalala, lalalala, la la

There appears to be a passion here for skating in all forms it seems judging by the number of shops selling roller-blades, skates, scooters, etc. And there are a large amount of places set up for this energetic and healthy … Continue reading

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Spanish transport systems

Having recently travelled around in Spain I must say I was TOTALLY impressed by the fact that every town I visited seemed to have a super-efficient form of public transport and offers you savings with a local card. This is … Continue reading

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Surreal Happenings in Alicante

#1 I had checked into my Airbnb at 5.30 pm and had been met at the top of the stairs to the second floor by a charming man (Joachim) who took me into the apartment and showed me around. The … Continue reading

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Healthy Living in Barcelona?

I am having so much fun and enjoyment simply from staying in Barcelona and I also am actually amazed at my language skills (basic thought they are in every language I speak – apart from English). On the bus from … Continue reading

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Caulkheads or Blockheads?

It invariably happens in threes! Continue reading

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Alternative methods for love health & happiness perhaps?

I first became involved with holistic and alternative medicines when I was in my early twenties. It happened as a result of my own illness (asthma) as I had taken a lot of time off work due to severe asthma attacks and … Continue reading

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NO such thing as problems

As I tell all my trainees and teamsters there are only issues that need to be dealt with and problems do not exist unless you choose to let them. Today I note that Robin Sharma has stated the same thing … Continue reading

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Customer Service can make you smile warmly and give an orange glow..

I recently came back from Indonesia after spending two weeks training there and I was absolutely delighted to receive a letter from the hotel thanking me for choosing to stay with them. Although it was actually the company that had … Continue reading

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A quick question regarding what customer service is all about.

The scenario: (recently happened to me) I am in a fast food burger joint and order a meal to eat in. Having paid  for it, the girl at the desk then gives me the drink and the burger on a tray. … Continue reading

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