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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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I will walk 500 miles

Or in this case “I will drive 100 miles round Kent and no chill-out time allowed”  Kids or no kids – that is the question! – no wonder my sister has high blood pressure! I spent an eye-opening and interesting day … 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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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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Inspirational Thoughts

“If there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.” Albert Camus What a great author and philospher … 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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Views and scenes

I am reading (on my Kindle) at the moment a book called “Butterflies are Free to Fly: A New and Radical Approach to Spiritual Evolution” by an author called Stephen Davis. It sets out some really interesting ideas (all based … Continue reading

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Beauty and the Beasts

  Amazing and beautiful Writing Spider What a wondrous web you weave Of finely spun silken threads of moonbeams: Biding your time, With your corkscrew signature Holding you secure, You wait for passing prey.   Ugly – the lies and … Continue reading

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Calmer & Karma

Interesting things happen when I am carrying out my work for others. Usually I am overlooked, forgotten about and left to my own devices – which suits me fine – I do a great job and thus the clients with whom I … Continue reading

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A Writing Spider on the Web

I found this wonderful specimen outside my balcony this morning and having captured it on camera I decided later in the day to see what is was. I have now discovered that it is a Writing or Agriope (ORB)  Spider … Continue reading

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Home – shopping- a hobby?

Not that long before I head back to the UK for a visa renewal and I am trying to consider all the things to get here that family may like – possibly the Ayurveda and herbal health stuff would be … Continue reading

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