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About The very mobile mentor...

"Life is the name of the game, and I want to play the game with you" as Bruce Forsyth used to sing at the top of 'The Generation Game'. This blog is all about observational, irreverent but sometimes deeply emotional musings of everyday life from my perspective.

Time for a change.

Several years after committing myself to writing a blog, losing my folks, opening a coffee shop, building a media business, turning right unto aircraft and generally trying to find myself, I’m now trying something new. Nay. We’re trying something new. … Continue reading

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The South West / South East Dichotomy – and how it’s reported?

There’s some interesting stuff going on at the moment, which touches many of us and ultimately plays a part in how we get our voices heard. (or how we can get our 15 minutes of fame)! First, parts of the … Continue reading

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(Trust)ee Savings (Bank) – Do the words in parenthesis go-together?

  So yesterday brought us the news that the LTSB / Co-operative bank deal had fallen apart. From the shocked faces of the PR’s, it appeared not all press offices were fully prepared for the announcement, but to the customers … Continue reading

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The (animal) magnetism of a small town in the Algarve..

Some will think that a sunny Monday morning in the Cotswolds has made me go a little soft, but I can confirm I’m ‘complete’ physically and mentally! You may have detected a tone in my previous blogs, that I’m a … Continue reading

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Reflected perspectives: 17th April 2013

I wrote the following blog on an aircraft in the morning of 17th April 2013. I’ve held back on it’s posting as a mark of respect to both the family of the late Baroness Thatcher and to those who died … Continue reading

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Tales from the Barista’s steam wand…

After a week of serving coffee, tea and handmade cakes in our new business in Painswick, I’m already learning much more about myself! Dexterity – I’ve got some! Multi-task-ability – I can just about do it! Dishwash hands – I … Continue reading

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Has the ‘roof’ created by The Thatcher weathered the storm?

Thatching is the craft of building a roof with dry vegetation such as straw, water reed, sedge (Cladium mariscus),rushes, or heather, layering the vegetation so as to shed water away from the inner roof. (Source – Wikipedia) Some believe, on the other hand, that rather than protecting people’s … Continue reading

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