Monthly Archives: March 2019

My Adoring Gardener

Oh, when can you come? To prune these sagging branches. To take away these drooping petals. To remove this browning foliage. Yet to leave these living buds, From which my honeyed bouquet Still exudes, sweetly into the air. Will you hold, till I … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Pocket Statistician by Shirley Coleman and Tony Greenfield

The Pocket Statistician: A Practical Guide To Quality Improvement by Shirley Coleman My rating: 5 of 5 stars If you are an engineer, or an operations manager in a manufacturing plant, or anyone else who does not have an academic … Continue reading

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Flutter Away

Originally posted on Write to Inspire:
A tribute to a little bird, who became weaker, and smaller, until eventually, she fluttered away to grace the universe with her beauty. I found you at the bottom of my garden. You were…

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Book Review: The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton

The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton My rating: 5 of 5 stars This must be the saddest book that I have read for a very long time. The writing is superb. The prose is exquisite and the research adds great authenticity … Continue reading

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Simple Yet Wise

Five Evocative Quotes Over the years, I have collected quotes which resonate with me. I use them, whenever they are relevant, in my presentations and in my writing. In this post, I bring five of my favourites to you. I … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Dangerous Book for Boys by Hal and Conn Iggulden

The Dangerous Book for Boys by Conn Iggulden My rating: 5 of 5 stars I don’t think that I can say much more than that this book brought me some very happy childhood memories. It also told me about a … Continue reading

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Scatter my Ashes

This is a poem that I wrote last year and recited during the Poetry Open Mic Evening at the Swanwick Writers’ Summer School 2018. It is about the scattering of my Mum’s ashes. I posted it on my blog, but … Continue reading

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