Category Archives: Personal

From the Depths of Despair to Road Warrior

On 13th December 2017, my position as EMEA Vice President of Professional Services and Presales at ASG Technologies was made redundant. The given reason was that it was a necessary cost reduction. At the time, I believed that. Since then, … Continue reading

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February 27: Flash Fiction Challenge

Originally posted on Carrot Ranch Literary Community:
It’s white and dismal, the never-ending feeling of a winter that lingers too long. Squalls bloom snow like algae, spreading across hardened mats of layered ice. It does not feel fresh when February…

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Time for a Comeback

It is time to drag myself back to my true passions: writing and running. I am inspired by this excellent article from Wild Words by Bridget Holding. My personal approaches are: Writing: Write something every day even if it is … Continue reading

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Marriage Unarranged #booktour #ritubhathal

Originally posted on TanGental:
I have known Ritu Bhathal, yes this lovely lady pretty much since we started blogging. In that time she had blogged her heart out. Her prolific output, her range of subjects, her dedication to improving the…

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Back to Work!

Seven hundred and fifty-four days after I was made redundant “as a cost reduction measure” by ASG Technologies, I finally returned to full-time employment on the 6th January 2020. It is a massive relief! I have been through some very … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Way: A Girl Who Dared to Rise by Kristen Wolf

The Way: A Girl Who Dared to Rise by Kristen Wolf My rating: 5 of 5 stars What a superb book with which to end my reading decade! My father, and eminent statistician, was once asked, following a talk in … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Penmaker’s Wife by Steve Robinson

The Penmaker’s Wife by Steve Robinson My rating: 4 of 5 stars Like many mothers, nothing matters more to Angelica Chastain than her only child, William. She will go to extraordinary lengths to ensure that he has the best life … Continue reading

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