Author Archives: Carole and Ivan

Yesterday, we lost a friend

Hi, it’s Ivan here.  I’m sorry we haven’t been around for a while but, after you read this, you’ll probably understand why.  You’ll probably also forgive the fact that this is perhaps not as lucid as other posts we have … Continue reading

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The Power of Introverts

Recognising the power of introverts It seems that modern society prizes the extrovert above the introvert. As a society we encourage people to be more outgoing, to socialise and tend to look down on those who prefer a quieter, more … Continue reading

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Our day of Olympic Tennis

Yesterday saw us travelling to Wimbledon for  a day of Olympic tennis. Hi Carole here Now it has to be said that I was a little more excited about this than Ivan as I’m the one that plays tennis and … Continue reading

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How to propose to your girl – Isaac’s Live Lip-Dub Proposal

Isaac’s Live Lip-Dub Proposal We just watched the most amazing video on YouTube – Isaac’s Live Lip-Dub Proposal, you may have heard of it.  On 23rd May – just a week ago as we write this – some guy called … Continue reading

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London 2012 Olympics – The Tickets Arrive

This was a very special moment for us – and so who better to share it with than you? 🙂 Check out the video to see what we got. Let us know if you were lucky and got tickets too!

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Does Homeopathy work?

Does homeopathy work? A personal view from Ivan When I told a friend that I was going to write a blogpost addressing that knotty question, he suggested I might want to reconsider. When I asked why, he told me that, … Continue reading

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Carole needs YOUR help!

We need you to STEP UP! And here’s the link you’ll need!   If you’re not able to help Carole with this directly, please share this link among your friends – maybe they can help. Even if you CAN … Continue reading

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How a group of 10 year olds can help you face your fear

Face your fear was one of the aims last week for me and a group of ten year old children. Hi, Carole here. Last week I had the most incredible time on a school residential trip at a YMCA outward … Continue reading

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The Tipping Point – or The Customer Strikes Back!

It’s Ivan here.  Now, most folks who know me will probably tell you I’m a fairly mild-mannered sort of chap – the type who will go out of his way to avoid conflict, struggle or strife.  Some will tell you … Continue reading

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A holiday over and a lesson learned

OK, so we’re back home now – and with very mixed feelings.  We had a wonderful day on Sunday, Carole’s birthday.  We’d stayed overnight with Carole’s brother Jon and his lovely wife Ceri and their 2 fantastic children, Megan and … Continue reading

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