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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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My “Interview” with Emily Luxton

Check out http://emilyluxton.co.uk/2013/06/19/postcard-from-australia-and-usa/ to find my answers to some questions re my time in USA and Australia and DO contact me for more information on ANYWHERE that I travelled as I have loads of information to impart to anyone who wants … Continue reading

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Rain songs

Thinking of all the songs to do with rain for tomorrow nights burst on the microphone I did a Google and came across many although some are some very obscure See which ones you know: It’s raining again – Supertramp (Listen … Continue reading

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