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MOVING ON INTO 2015

 So as the year draws to a close I felt it would be good to look back and consider what I have experienced and learnt from the 365 days contained therein. My tagline of “try something new every day” has … Continue reading

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Why spend money on labels when you can be given one?

So how many of us spend our money on labels just to be trendy?  Labels fall under many categories, whether they are in the clothing, furnishings or transport range?   The world today seems to want to find labels for everything … 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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