Curry creation

I realised this week that it has been too long since I cooked a meal from scratch, well with the exception of the roast I did the other week! When life gets hectic and busy I tend to cut corners and live off pasta and pesto…or worse still,  crackers, crisps  and houmous. I have been … More Curry creation

Life in sepia

My little sister’s Christening – far too many years ago to admit to the date My sister is having routine day surgery this week, her hubby is serving in Afghanistan at the mo so Mum is going up to have my niece and keep my sister company for a couple weeks. Next week Dad is … More Life in sepia

Travel insurance when relative has terminal #cancer diagnosis

In about a month I have a fortnight booked off work, it’s my first break since March and I can’t wait. This year seems mad busy, one thing after another, shed load of work, real life and personal stuff. There have been a couple of weddings, a hen weekend and a forthcoming christening – all … More Travel insurance when relative has terminal #cancer diagnosis

Innovators are constantly asking why things aren’t done differently #innopints

The title of this blog post is a quote from an article in The Economist: Think Different, that asks whether innovation can be learned. It provides a whistle-stop summary, nothing earth shatteringly new, but it does identify five traits, or habits of mind, of disruptive innovators. They are: 1. associating   2. questioning   3. observing   4. networking   5. … More Innovators are constantly asking why things aren’t done differently #innopints