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Magical Music

Born to be wild: Ever since she was a child She always loved to dance & rock & roll; When she hears the beat It makes her tap her feet And music swells up from her very soles; It lifts … Continue reading

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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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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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A Goan 21st birthday Party

 It’s Clinton Pacheco’s 21st birthday today. This is the son of my landlady and they live downstairs. I have experienced a couple of  Goan weddings but this is my first experience of a 21st birthday celebration. It starts with the … 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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Back again and Goan for it

Interesting coming back to Goa after only 2 weeks away – the first thing I got when I came out the door at Mumbai airport was the warmth of the air – around 28 degrees when we landed. The next … 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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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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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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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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Independent thinking

It is Independence Day here on Thursday and according to Wikipedia: “The flagship event in Independence Day celebrations takes place in Delhi, where the prime minister hoists the national flag at the Red Fort and delivers from its ramparts a … 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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How to see and NOT be seen

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Camo-Collection-Co/364427713675809?id=364427713675809&sk=info This is a great site folks – check it out – love the things for the dogs too!

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Monsoon Magic & Mayhem

Ponds are formed from puddles; Fields turn into lakes; Constant rain for one week is really all it takes To turn the brown earth green and make the flowers bud: The land’s transformed and seen as more than sand or … Continue reading

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Other Peoples Blogs

So I was checking online this week others peoples blogs and came across Emily Luxton and her “Postcards From” posts – she invites others to comment and post this on her blog (see link on this page to the right)so … Continue reading

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Fresh !deas for IPhones

Oh woe is me and the fun and games with my IPhone. Dearest sis has just called to tell me she kept her appointment with my IPhone at the Apple Store in Bluewater. They told her that they would have replaced … 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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Buckets of Thrills with Life in India

So for the last few days dear Mother Nature has been throwing buckets of water at me every time I have ventured from the house and I was rather restricted by only having a silly thin mac. In fact I missed … Continue reading

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