Do not judge me for I did not Dig up and relay your gravel drive Block your drains Leave my car on your land Tell others to park on your land Cause a rumpus with the electricity board.   Do not judge me for I did Try to talk to you Stand up for myself…

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A fresh breeze swept in from the sea. The view that never bored in sixty years. Its ¬†shapes and colours responsive to every shift in the weather and the time of day. Change was fast. Vivienne, designer of the village tea towel (adjectives in royal blue, skipping around a crisp white background, describing an idyllic…

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The sea mist was swirling around the marsh, pulling everything into its damp cloud. Coco bounded up to Carmel, her four puppy legs still unbalanced. She panted the eager panting, typical of an exuberant Weimaraner. Underneath her startling yellow eyes, her open mouth, turned up lips and crinkled cheeks, gave the appearance of a human…

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In a bid to offer service to all, I have moved coaching forward into the realm of Executive Reflection. So many clients are finding the structure of ‘pure’ coaching stressful as they are already overloaded with a need for responsibility and accountability. That caused me to think a of a new route where I would…

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I have just returned from the Parisot literature festival which is a wondrous, eclectic and bilingual collaboration of a French and English literature showcase in the South of France. The whole village gets involved in hosting the author sessions, the gastronomic delights of lunches and dinners with the authors and the mouthwatering provision of refreshments…

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