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Category Archives: Maintaining Relationships

End of lockdown dinner

Last week I went to an End of Lockdown dinner. 60 friends and colleagues, all of a certain age, gathered at a local venue which offered the space to socially distance. Before attending everyone was asked to complete a Lateral Flow test and all were double jabbed. Watching as people arrived there was evidence of […]

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School report

I’ve just taken on the role of executor which involves dealing with the administration teams of some of this countries leading financial institutions. Experiences to date has been mixed, ranging from the absolutely dreadful to the simply brilliant – all within a single brand! ‘Seeing’ the actual death certificate use to be the norm and […]

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We’ve just had a family funeral…

It was a celebration of a life well lived, so sad, but not despondent. At an appropriate moment I invited the recently arrived vicar to join us at the wake. To my surprise, despite it being her day of rest, she accepted, explaining that amongst the congregation she had spotted a few formerly regular parishioners […]

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Out of the blue…..

Last year, before the arrival of Covid, I submitted an idea for a series of articles to a professional journal and heard nothing. A little miffed by the silence I soon forgot about it until a couple of days ago when, out of the blue, I received an abject apology and serious interest in printing […]

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