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Think first, act later…

It’s often better to buy yourself some time to think first, act later. Here’s one of those times. BT OpenReach Scam Be careful! It’s not the first time this has happened, but this week, I got a ‘phone call, apparently from BT OpenReach – a woman with an Indian accent [...]

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Does the left hand know what the right hand’s doing?

Left hand, let me introduce you to the right.You have much in common!Some of you will be aware of my recent physical trials and tribulations. It’s not something I go on about a lot, so you may be hearing about this for the first time.A while ago I twisted my [...]

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More great GCSE Results with Genius Material

Great results for GCSE students Just goes to show what you can achieve with Genius Material – pass exams easily, that’s what! Proud mother of two more very successful children “We’ve had the most stressful but best summer ever. It concluded today with GCSE results for Olivia. (6A*s, 2As,2Bs) You [...]

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What if you fail your exams?

OMG! You won’t believe this…. but apparently some of you actually failed to read my newsletter last week!! Seriously! Imagine my astonishment! So, as a special treat (and there’ll be questions later, so pay attention!) I’m reposting some of the lovely messages I’ve been getting, from delighted and successful clients, [...]

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Did you get the ‘A’ Level results you need?

Crikey! The ‘phone hasn’t stopped ringing this week, and no, I’m not complaining! Several enquiries by soon-to-be-clients and several excited clients who can’t wait to tell me of the success that they’ve had. That includes several teenagers getting the A-level results they need to go to their first choice universities, [...]

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Silly Season is Here!

You know me! I just couldn’t help myself… I mean…! The answer you get is only as good as the question you ask! Especially if you’re asking a pedant! Elvis Shmelvis Not quite sure what Elvis and his band were doing, going in the opposite direction to the Henley Regatta, and 2 [...]

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Why? Kos you can! Get rid of phobias.

Asclepion – Hippocrates’ hospital on Kos Island Get rid of phobias… and painlessly too. We’ve recently returned from a fabulous holiday in the sun with friends. I’ve been to various holiday destinations in Greece before, but never Kos. Possibly the very best thing about it was that we could get [...]

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Will this stop the bullying?

Just returned from a fabulous week’s skiing. Here I am, as you see – working hard! Working hard! Who’s this?   Sharing the restaurant and ski slopes with the rich and famous. Can you see who this is?   Recognise him now? How important is education to you? Goodness me, [...]

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They call the wind “Maria”

But it would be safer to call it ‘Mario’! Last week’s Storm Doris did for me, I’m afraid… A gust-related, window-incident and now I have a strained wrist! But that’s nothing compared to what can happen to people in the worst of the weather. And astonishingly, people tend to put [...]

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Are you smarter than average too?

An interesting thing about Human beings is our tendency to think we’re smarter than most other Human beings! But the evidence doesn’t always support our beliefs. You’ve heard of the Darwin awards, the tongue-in-cheek accolades given to people who’ve done something incredibly stupid and have died as a result? The [...]