Small business – six months on.

It’s been six months since I officially opened the doors to my copywriting business and what have I learned? What is always at the front of my thoughts is most, new business fail in the first 12 months to two years of opening. There is also a frightening statistic doing the rounds regarding an increase... Continue Reading →

The message on the machine

I heard the phone ring I couldn't make it to the phone in time so the machine got it Your play back voice surprised me as you hadn’t called on this day in years You had been cranky with me for some reason which surfaced only once a year I didn't understand this anger then... Continue Reading →

Off and running

See this? I see myself in it. No, not the one out in front. It isn’t in my nature to be super competitive and to constantly tell whoever is watching I’m the best. I’m the one in the center with my neck twisted a little so I can keep an eye on the one in... Continue Reading →

Winter chill

She was treading water for the moment, hoping the passing storms of life don’t increase the depth of the private muddy pond where she has found herself.

Small acts of kindness.

A moment of compassion during a visit to a farm of a friend bought a tear to my eye and reminded me there are good people and good deeds done in the world. As I am on a couple of weeks holidays at home he invited me out to his property where photo opportunities abound.... Continue Reading →

Remember November

I was reminded of a lot of things in November. These included what it was like to hear rain on the roof, what news writing is all about and a promise I made in January to my boys and a friend. The change of scene in my work place also herald a change in the... Continue Reading →

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