My Groupon story…….”But they still whip up an amazing fish curry”

Friday, April 1, 2011

From half price pedicures to cheap jive lessons to exclusive restaurant deals, Groupon offers you daily deals in your local area. The deal only activates if enough people…

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If you are alive and breathing there is still time

Saturday, March 26, 2011

On Sunday 13 March I went to a School of Life Sunday Sermon. If singing Eye of the Tiger at 11 o clock on a Sunday morning with…

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Deep sea creatures and volcanic vents…

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Did you know that at least half the planet is covered in water that is more than 2 miles deep?  And that there are volcanic vents of the…

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Saving Nemo – film star fish the struggle for survival

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Last Friday I joined a few hundred underwater fanatics at the Royal Geographical Society for the London Diving Chambers’ annual dive lecture in support of the Scuba Trust….

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Success out of failure

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Katherine William-Powlett, NCVO’s dedicated Innovation Officer has been busy over the last few months organising a series of excellent events. Each one has tackled a different facet of…

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And breathe…

Friday, February 25, 2011

So I’m checking in on my all year round list. Last weekend I did an introduction to Freediving course. The course is just one of the many that…

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Great customer service – It’s not that hard is it?

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Every single day someone gives me an appalling customer service experience.  Take your pick from HSBC not calling me back, laissez-faire waiters, queuing for hours in Southern Electrics…

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For Sale: Baby shoes, never worn

Monday, February 7, 2011

Apparently back in the 1920’s, Ernest Hemingway made a bet for $10 to write a complete story in six words. He won the bet. For Sale: Baby shoes,…

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Have an adventure – no refund required

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

I’ve been back from my Djibouti whale shark adventure for just over a week now. If I had £1 for everyone that asked me where Djibouti was I…

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All year round list – check

Saturday, January 8, 2011

So we are a week into the New Year. How are the resolutions holding out? I’m not a great believer in setting a whole bunch of resolutions at…

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