Are you passionate about your job?

Saturday, November 3, 2012

On Tuesday I went to listen to wildlife film producers Patrick Morris and Huw Cordey tell their stories about the making of the BBC series Life and Planet…

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I’ve never cried in a hardware store before. Although perhaps you have.

Saturday, April 14, 2012

I was in E Hayes & Sons in Invercargill in New Zealand. A strange place to hang out on holiday amidst the natural beauty of New Zealand’s South…

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Focus on where you want to go

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Over the last few weeks I have been travelling in Australia and New Zealand. Sometimes I have been travelling with friends and sometimes on my own. I’ve learnt…

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Will you donate just £1 for my birthday?

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

So its my birthday, I’m another year older. 38. How has this happened? Seems like only yesterday I was hanging out at Virginia Water Lakes with Stan Gower…

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Today has been a bad day for customer service

Monday, June 27, 2011

Dear Richard, Despite your entrepreneurial spirit and business acumen, I have had a decidedly below par experience of the Virgin brand this week. Firstly, I have had to…

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A story of fish and focus

Monday, June 20, 2011

Imagine the scene, a small Mediterranean island, miles of beautiful beaches, warm sunshine, fragrant olive groves and a scattering of tavernas serving local, fresh food and wine. A…

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Change is the natural state for the earth – it will never be finished

Sunday, April 24, 2011

On Friday I went to Down House, the former home of Charles Darwin. Down House is a stunning property with beautiful gardens and a museum of Darwin’s life….

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You can help. Even if you just do one thing.

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Two billion cups of coffee are drunk every day. I for my small part contribute to that total. Coffee has become a staple part of my existence, dare…

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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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