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I’m sorry, but…

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Do you find it hard to say you’re sorry? It’s hard to know what to say if you’re sorry that you’ve hurt someone. The hurt may have been intentional at the time, but now you regret it. It may have

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The Wedding Blankets

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Today’s post is fiction. It first appeared in Yarn Magazine, the magazine that I now edit (from the December issue onwards.) The Wedding Blankets It’s summer again. Nan used to love summer. I have this indelible memory of her knitting

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Posted in observations, writing

Do you always plan the same way?

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Experimentation v Planning v Emergent Strategy Experimenting isn’t something I usually enjoy, but sometimes you just have to go against everything that you’ve learned and experience something new! I’m an organiser. I enjoy planning and I enjoy taking steps one by

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Posted in Business, writing

Problem solving—the easy way

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Things are never too hard For a few seconds, it all seemed too hard. I had five articles to write last week, none of which I’d started, and it was clear that I should fly down to Melbourne and spend

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Posted in The Family Memory Project, writing

Slugs and Snails and Puppy-Dogs’ Tails…

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I’m sure you’ve experienced this: several things all happening close together, all focussing your attention on the same thing. Three recent events converged to remind me about gender-neutral language. As some of you know, I recently started a new contract

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Posted in The Family Memory Project, writing

Christmas Gifts For You

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Alex update My Gifts to you this Christmas Helping Alex News for 2016   Alex Update: Thank you everyone for asking about how Alex is. If you didn’t see the story of what happened to my youngest son, it is

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Posted in The Family Memory Project

How to become an Expert Blogger

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Why is a blog so necessary for today’s businesses? And what do you need to know in order to be a successful blogger? Two huge questions, and ones that I could spend hours and thousands of words talking about. However,

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Posted in workshops, writing

Things are changing

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Things are changing. Have you ever felt that way? Recently, I’ve been struggling with transition. Something feels strange and weird in my life – like things are changing and I’m not sure why or how or where it will end.

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Posted in The Family Memory Project, writing

I can’t do it any more!

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Have you ever sat down, exhausted, and wondered WHY you were doing what you were doing? Why am I going to work day after day when I hate it? Why am I rushing round stressfully trying to get things done?

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Posted in The Family Memory Project, writing

Ever thought about writing a book?

Hi friends! How do I write my own book/ ebook/ blog/ article? That’s a question I’ve been asked a lot over the years. Many of my friends know that I am a ghostwriter – that I write books, articles and

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