Have you ever found that someone you trusted and valued was just, in the end, using you? Have you ever felt that you have been taken for a very bumpy ride purely because you were useful to the ride-initiators at the time? [Continue reading]
Today’s appalling shootings in Canada’s capital, Ottawa, have churned my heart up, not least because my beloved cousin Alyson works for the government and as I write this, is still in her building on lockdown. I have been in touch with her and she and her colleagues are OK.
At this time I suspect that the atrocities in Ottawa are not unconnected with the awful, awful incident in Québec two days earlier during which time a disgusting Muslim terrorist ran over two innocent soldiers, killing one and terribly maiming the other. [Continue reading]
Unless you're about 12 years old or less, sooner or later you will be asked to write a reference or recommendation for someone - whether it's a colleague, employee, student, friend, or even a whole company. If you Google "how to write a reference" … [Continue reading]
Two golden-oldie reasons why parrots can be much, much more trouble than they're worth... Who needs feet? Except ... Herbert was not getting along so well with his wife and thought maybe he'd like to have a pet to keep him company. So, he went … [Continue reading]