Tag Archives: mistakes

My TEDx is ready. How many ways can it go wrong?

Over the weekend I finally got my talk for TEDx Whitehaven written and put together in final form and all the accompanying photos chosen. You’d think that would be the point where I was relieved. Far from it. Since completing … Continue reading

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Back to School

It has been an odd week for my family this week with my two children ‘returning’ to their ‘new’ school. By this I mean that after 3 years away in Bangladesh, they have returned to the school they were at … Continue reading

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Golden Oldie – Of Socks and Cucumbers

I live in a world where food tastes of socks, where men demand kisses from other men, where some worship belly buttons and cucumbers are known to ride three-wheeled bicycles. Have I been imbibing some alcoholic beverage? Am I hallucinating? … Continue reading

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