Category Archives: India

INDIAN REFLECTIONS

People have been asking me over the last few days & weeks how I feel to be “leaving “India. So I thought I would jot down my thoughts and feelings as I am winging my way westwards towards Heathrow London … 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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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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Customers Service and Bankers – a Match NOT made in Heaven

Are banks never happy to get your money? Judging by the sourpuss face on the local branch manager in Colva ICICI bank it would seem not today. I went into my local branch of ICICI last Saturday with a $100 … Continue reading

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Time to restart and reboot my life perhaps?

So by 30th April I am in the second week of a really bad influenza style illness and it is hacking me off. I must admit, for a while I was actually rather scared, thinking I had dengue fever or … Continue reading

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Laundry service?…….I don’t think so!

Will it all come out in the wash? So following on from the previous blogpost theme of listening skills and customer service  I go to get my laundry today. The girl in the laundry has her ears plugged into her … Continue reading

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Twenty Years on and still going strong

On 3rd December this year Karma Royal Group celebrated 20 years of business and I was there to see the boss describe his journey to this day. It started with an instant love affair of the owner for a small … Continue reading

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Callcentres – are they trying or are they really trying? ………………..

I do have very mixed feelings and this is partly to do with the fact that I have worked in or run so many of them myself and partly to do with the fact that I have also have to deal … Continue reading

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Realigning the flow of energy.

Nothing written for a while now but this is a state I have chosen as I am concentrating on reenergising myself and tuning my chakras and meridians for the next phase of  my life. Now that the finer weather has arrived … Continue reading

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Settling Matters

Settle is a word with many connotations and I decided to explore them because it is interesting to note that although we often “settle” matters, we may not always be “settled” in ourselves. Now if you take the word settle, … Continue reading

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Changing Aspects

The moon, full and glowing last night, appeared also very small and distant in the heavens: Now cooler mornings followed by hot bright days signify the start of a new season for me. The pockets of humidity that built into … Continue reading

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Airport Coffee Shop Philosophy

Sitting in the airport having a coffee after a smooth trip up from Goa to Mumbai – 3 hours to go before boarding to the UK (failing any hiccups) and I started to think – which, as any of my … Continue reading

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Horny traffic news!

In my recent post re trafficking in India, I omitted the staple of all driving in India and that is probably because I have become immune to it. Please HORN Yes! – a sign seen throughout India on the back … Continue reading

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More trafficking – an integral part of Indian culture??

So these are some observations I have while driving in India (well Goa, but I doubt it is different elsewhere!). 1. No-one drives on the left side of the road -In fact everyone usually drives in the middle.  I had … Continue reading

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Carbs could be the killing the mood.

So I have been feeling low lately and I was trying to establish where the lethargy of mind had seeped into me and when this has started. My usual verve to zip out and about on my day off was … Continue reading

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Bridging the Gap & Filling In

Well, August for me was one of filling in gaps and juggling days of work and discussing when I would return to UK and what length of visa to get, etc. In addition to that I had the dentist! Having … Continue reading

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Rumination without digestion

So I just spent the 3rd of 3 consecutive days off this week and boy have I felt relaxed……..so much so that I actually have achieved very little in my search for what to do next in my life. I … Continue reading

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Positively buoyant business

So I was pondering how I feel at the moment – which is incredibly buoyed up and positive. This got me thinking about the experiences in my career that make me an upbeat person, and one who,  as a good … Continue reading

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The Wonders of Mother Nature

This is the fascinating Aloe Eggplant and is a wonderful plant remedy. This is not to be confused with the Aubergine Eggplant – which is pretty obvious as it is a different colour anyway! The Aloe Eggplant is so named … Continue reading

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