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3 WHEELS ON MY WAGON

Soon I will be saying farewell to my faithful supporter of the last 8 months. When I bought Renee Blue I said I’d be happy if she only managed to support me for 3-4 months and she has been faithful … Continue reading

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Tribal Timing

It never ceases to amaze me how employees the world over always seem to want to take time off EVEN when they are in a commission-only job it seems. Employers always have a totally different mind-set to them it seems. … Continue reading

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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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A LESSON IN PATIENCE

Today I experienced a different side of Goa when I went to try and get a Yellow Fever Vaccination or exemption certificate. I had previously enquired in 2 private medical facilities (hospitals) re this and had been advised that they … 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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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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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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In the end are we all let down?

Tonight I saw a re-run of an episode of “Sex and the City” As ever it had me laughing but then it really made me think how our lives and attitudes change as we grow older.  When I consider that … Continue reading

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Pickled Kaiser Chiefs perhaps?

Strange world we live in when alcohol is so cheap in a country where most states are “dry” and most Indians don’t drink. After all they are usually Hindu, Muslim or Catholic so not allowed of course! This is GOA, … 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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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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Just Say NO!

Originally posted on Creative Infrastructure:
A first year graduate student in my arts management class presented a paper this week on arts labor economics.  Her undergrad degree was in acting so she had never delved into the topic formally. She…

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It’s been a while since I was here… and then again I have been here a while now

Oh lordy, how the time pass  – and before you know it another year of life on earth is almost over. I mean of my life that is! Planning ahead is not something I tend to do anymore, going with the … Continue reading

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Success or Failure – It’s all down to people!

After I wrote my last post “Twenty Years on and still going strong” I got to wondering a little on the subject of success & failure and what can make or break a business, sometimes before it even takes off. … 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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