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FREE Ebook of Quotes Volume 5

I am fascinated by words and how they can inspire us to greater heights. I have collected hundreds of them over the years and I have put them all into eBooks for you, that I have called “Quotes of Note” Here is Volume 5 for you. Just Click on the button to get your copy!!! Please check out all the ... Read More »

FREE Ebook of Quotes Volume 4

I am fascinated by words and how they can inspire us to greater heights. I have collected hundreds of them over the years and I have put them all into eBooks for you, that I have called “Quotes of Note” Here is Volume 4 for you. Just Click on the button to get your copy!!! Please check out all the ... Read More »

FREE Ebook of Quotes Volume 3

I am fascinated by words and how they can inspire us to greater heights. I have collected hundreds of them over the years and I have put them all into eBooks for you, that I have called “Quotes of Note” Here is Volume 3 for you. Just Click on the button to get your copy!!! Please check out all the ... Read More »

FREE Ebook of Quotes Volume 2

I am fascinated by words and how they can inspire us to greater heights. I have collected hundreds of them over the years and I have put them all into eBooks for you, that I have called “Quotes of Note” Here is Volume 2 for you. Just Click on the button to get your copy!!! Please check out all the ... Read More »

FREE Ebook of Quotes Volume 1

I am fascinated by words and how they can inspire us to greater heights. I have collected hundreds of them over the years and I have put them all into eBooks for you, that I have called “Quotes of Note” Here is Volume 1 for you. Just Click on the button to get your copy!!! Please check out all the ... Read More »

Robin Sharma Vlog Post – 2 Genius-Level Breakfast Servers

I love Robin Sharma’s vlogs (blogging by video) but unfortunately when you look at the statistics his written blogs are much more successful. But never mind, I am supporting the vlog here! Robin has focused in on two “ordinary” waitresses because he has found them extraordinary. And what do the ladies have to say? Check out the link below! Read More »

New York Holiday

My wife Sandra and I went to New York City for a holiday in October 2011 and as ever with a new place we found some things to amuse us. These were my top three: I heard a woman on the subway moaning about her boss to her friend. This went on and on and on. Listening was not optional, ... Read More »

How to get a man to fix it Qatar style

From a letter home from Doha to my parents (in August 2011): Yesterday when I came home Qtel had arrived and were putting in the new fibre optic connection into our villa. The Indians do this and I considered the difference between the Indian approach (yesterday) and the British workman approach. In Britain only two men would turn up, know ... Read More »

Tony No

In Qatar, our neighbour Dalia came round last night to return a dish to my wife Sandra as Sandra had made them a cake. This is in return for the cakes and sweets that Dalia has sent to us. Dalia brought her three year old son Tony with her. At the start of the conversation it went: Sandra: Tony, did ... Read More »

Eileen and my glasses

We had a lovely Irish cleaner who would come to our house once a week on a Friday when my wife Sandra were out working and cleaned our house in Twyford in Berkshire. The arrangement worked pretty well for a while. Then one weekend my wife was working away from home in Rugby and I went to stay with her ... Read More »

Eileen and the door

My wife and I were pretty busy, we both had full time jobs so we decided to get a cleaner one day a week to help us keep up. She was a lovely Irish lady called Eileen. We had to get an extra key cut for the front door and I took this over to her house to drop off. ... Read More »

The birthday shirt

I had arranged to meet the Captain and the First Mate in the Royal Yacht Hotel in Jersey in the Channel Islands. We were buying some rock armour from this company and it was good to meet up. I asked the First Mate (Billy) at the bar who he thought would win the league that season? His very quick response ... Read More »