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A SOULS’ PLEA TO PARVATI

 SOUL “I bleed but they do not hear me; Instead they simply smile. I need but they cannot touch me, Though I lie in their arms for a while I feed on their scent – it overpowers me, But the … 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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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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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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A VISIT TO THE GARAGE WITH A SMALL PROBLEM – India vs UK

    So I was contemplating mechanical issues yesterday and I must commend the garages and mechanics here for doing a speedy job and cheaply.  My friend recently had her left door panel beaten and resprayed.  It took all 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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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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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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