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THE POWER OF FACEBOOK MISCOMMUNICATION

In a recent blog posting: (see Dec 14th 2014 – “True Communication –is it a thing of the past?”) I stated that due to the new way of interacting with people (texts, Facebook, posts, Twitter, emails, IM s and all … 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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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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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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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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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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Flying the flags of India and Italy

So Independence Day has come like any other – I have seen no flag-flying or flag-wearing people. The only difference I have heard is that my friends kids had to go to school (on a National Holiday) and be there … Continue reading

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EId or Buddhism or Independance – who really cares – missed the coach again?

So Cowes week finishes soon and I missed it all – never mind – who cares really? There is always next year or……….? Tomorrow is Eid and the time the Muslims break their fast as the whole month of Ramadan … Continue reading

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Is Coaching or Training an Integral part of Life?

I am a very good trainer of people – not just staff – I love human beings and I love to see them develop themselves so my love of training goes deeper than superficial. I can take anyone who is … Continue reading

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Often you don’t need to dig deep to find the most beautiful Christels!

What an uplifting experience I had this weekend. I had made the decision to drive over to Cavelossim and there I had the pleasure of observing, for a short time, a group of 12 & 13 year olds who were … Continue reading

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Monterio or bust!

My first trip up to Calangute/Baga area of Goa for some time and the first experience of the monsoon at Monterio resort. Have loved this place since my very first visit in January/Feb 2000 as it has a warm and … Continue reading

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What a Mash-up this could be – Mr Blue Sky & Manic Monday!

A Mash up composition based around the tunes of ELO and Bangles So the rain is pouring from the Sky; There’s not much break from it now; I keep trying to get out there On my bike as I have some … Continue reading

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Who needs money anyway!?

Oh what a week I have had – bureaucracy at its worst methinks. If you think it is bad anywhere else try India! I discovered last Monday that my ATM card for my Indian NRO account wouldn’t pay me any … Continue reading

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