How to Get Banned from a Care Home

My naughty ninety five year old father has been a practical joker all his life. Age has not dampened his often, outrageous, sense of humour. He’s a bit doddery but other than that he’s quite fit and mercifully comes complete with a full set of marbles.Since my Mum passed away seven years ago he’s lived […]

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The Chance of Your Existence? 1 in 400 Trillion

​Can the maths be right? You’re that special? The chances of you being here, on the planet, right now are 1 in 400 trillion?We’re on a minuscule planet in a unimaginably vast universe amongst billions of humans.Humans have been on the planet for around a quarter of a million years, and here you are with […]

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Where Will Your Laptop Lifestyle Take You?

If you could work from anywhere in the world where would you choose? Where, in the world, would you want to wake up on a Monday morning, if you were earning more, working less and just enjoying life? If you’re prepared to spend some time learning how to build businesses in the digital economy, then […]

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Do you have business ideas that never materialise?

It’s an ongoing joke in our family that we have conversations that start with “Business idea number (huge) ..……” and then we go on to describe whatever it is.If you’re even the slightest bit entrepreneurial you probably have similar conversations.We all have ideas, the hard part is following through and mitigating risk.Whilst you’re still in […]

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What Every Blogger Needs

30 days of blogging?  No problem (I lie) how difficult can that be? Well, I can’t speak for everyone else involved but for me, this 30 day challenge with the SFM has been challenging.  Yes, I’ve got into the habit but, I’ve concluded, it’s not one I particularly enjoy and it takes up a great […]

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The Apprentice – Love it or Hate it?

I subscribe to a newsletter by an affiliate marketer called Martin Avis, who can always be relied upon to offer some amusement.  This is what he wrote about the Apprentice recently and it really made me smile:- “The latest series of The Apprentice started last week here in the UK. I wonder if the contestants in […]

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Take a 10 Minute Holiday

Have you time for a 10 minute holiday from your busy day or are you stressed with too many things to do? If you can find time, watch this amazing video by Louie Schwartzberg and listen to to Benedictine monk Brother David Steindl-Rast. Spend a little time relaxing, just being grateful for this wonderful world. Warning this film […]

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