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! http://www.raceforlifesponsorme.org/caroleeyre28   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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