Category Archives: Personal

Book Review: My Kind of Poetry by Janice Carter

My Kind of Poetry by Janice Carter My rating: 5 of 5 stars This delightful collection of poems, which are written straight from the poet’s heart and mind, are beautifully illustrated by sketches drawn by herself. All of the poems … Continue reading

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Redundancy: New Opportunities?

When I joined ASG Technologies, almost ten years ago, I believed that I would be seeing out the rest of my working life at this great, innovative software company. Until very recently, that belief prevailed. Over the last three years … Continue reading

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#GuestPost by Shelley Wilson, #author of How I Motivated Myself to Succeed @ShelleyWilson72

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I am delighted to be bringing you the next post in the blog tour for How I Motivated Myself to succeed by Shelley Wilson. I am even more delighted to welcome Shelley with a guest…

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The Positive Shop

Last Saturday, I hired a car from Kefalos and did a bit of touring with my wife, Joy. After a brief, three hour, stop at Kardemena to catch up with a couple of Joy’s friends who were staying there, we … Continue reading

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Dinner in Kefalos

On vacation in Kefalos on the island of Kos, there was always a struggle to decide where to eat and what to eat. One evening, I was sitting in Maria’s Bar, listening to the usual conversations. I used the time … Continue reading

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Protected: Are You Watching Me? (password available from lancegmitchell@outlook.com)

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Watching – advanced notification

At the Swanwick Writers’ Summer School this year, Liz Hurst presented a short course entitled Writing Intimate Scenes. In Part Two of the course, she challenged participants with a ten-minute exercise to write a short piece about a woman who … Continue reading

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