I first started a draft of this post about three weeks ago when I went out for a run for the first time in months. I wasn’t sure why I did it that weekend, but I was in the mood for it. I’ve thought about why then a lot since and realised that it was … More No more excuses
Last June my friends Anna and Dan got married. It was a great day, the sun shined, the bride looked beautiful, the speeches were tear jerkers, the alcohol flowed and a good time was had by all. This June, the day before what would have been their first wedding anniversary, a group of us will … More Team Dan Dan
I posted yesterday about my experience at the local ENT clinic and the comparisons between that and my trip to the hairdressers! I also mentioned that I was going to use Patient Opinion to report my experience and make a suggestion. Well I did that last night too and today Patient Opinion emailed to say my … More Patient Opinion – Torbay ENT
Today was a busy day on Planet George…I had a day’s work to do, a routine follow up appointment at the local hospital and this evening I went to get my barnet done. So you probably all know about my tendency to over analyse by now but today presented the perfect opportunity…two very different experiences, … More What hospitals could learn from hairdressers!
Photo by LCpl Tommy Bellegrade, isafmedia It has emerged today that the British army are using buildings that look like replica mosques on a North Yorkshire firing range. The Bradford Council for Mosques (BCM) have complained and demanded their removal. Since this story was first reported on the BBC news website this morning, the army … More Realistic training environments or reinforcing negative stereotypes?
Photo by Alan Cleaver Last month I was taken by a tweet from @redstarvip (Ruben) that linked to his latest blog post – How to become a morning person. Wow, I had to take a look. I know nothing about Ruben bar what I’ve picked up from his twitter stream, I wasn’t sure what credentials … More Becoming a morning person
So today I forced myself to take a lunch break, only 15mins but long enough to go outside, soak up the sun (and the wind…it’s not as warm as it looks), appreciate the blue sky and eat my lunch. I had intended to go for a walk around the gardens as everyone keeps telling me … More Lunch spot
My Gran is the best cook on the planet…it’s official, it’s not up for grabs, there’s no doubt, she is the bestest. She’s had years of practice as she has been baking since she was a child and she’s 90 now. She still cooks dinner for her and my grandad every day – well it’s … More Granny’s Easter biscuits
I’ve been giving success a lot of thought recently, well its one of those things that I ponder quite regularly to be honest. So how am I meant to judge success? What is success for me? Am I where I expected to be in my life in my early 30s? Am I successful? Well I’m … More Success
Two weeks after I first decided to blog my whizzy wordpress stats tell me that I’ve had 278 views! I find this hard to imagine but am happy enough with that. My busiest day was a Sunday when I first started and I had almost half of my total visits that day (118). So what … More Why so few comments?