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Facing the Future

Come out from the shadow of your history and embrace your destiny.

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Poem: Ode to The Ground

I make no request, But the ground- It offers me the support I crave. Through the soles of my feet I sense it’s solidity And it’s mature strength, Unlike the shoulder of a friend It will never let me down … Continue reading

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Names Considered for JB

  Christopher Adam Michael Calvin Andrew Matthew

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Some Basic Interview Advice

Notes from a recent training session (rather a basic one – but fundamentals are easily forgotten in stressful situations) : Advance Preparation Keep a copy of the job advert and specification. Keep a copy of your application form / CV Research … Continue reading

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Grumpy = Good

Humph. Apparently, feeling grumpy is good for you. So, that’s ruined that, then.  

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MLD Project: Capturing my Life Digitally.

Wouldn’t it be useful if all the information in your life could be captured in digital form? That’s the purpose of the MLD project – to capture my digitally. Benefits It would take up no more space than the storage … Continue reading

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Personality Profile: Deep Thinker

I just finished the free Career Direct® Personality I.D.® Profile, and it says that I’m a “Deep Thinker”.

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Great Freeware

The price is right: The Best Ever Freeware Utilities List The Portable Freeware Collection Mohawke’s Best of the Best Free and Open Source Software Collection

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Facing Facts

Years ago, I was on stress handling course that was run by the Counselling Service at the Polytechnic I attended (1989-ish). I wrote this around that time: The hardest fact that I have ever had to face is that I … Continue reading

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Style: Belts

Basic Types Formal – Thumb-width, shiny. Informal – Wider, not shiny. When to Wear Whenever your trousers have belt-loops. Never with athletics shoes. Co-ordinating Look at your shoes. Match the colour of your belt with the colour of your shoes. … Continue reading

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