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The Bowie / Rickman Coaching Encounters

Posted by admin on  April 17, 2019
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The Bowie / Rickman Coaching Encounters  Amid all of the fully understandable grief being expressed over the death of two of our finest British contemporary artists this week, and amid much exclamation that they should die at the same age of 69, there has been no suggestion that they ever met or worked together. While they died in the same week and at the same age, and held many common interests, no claims are made

Death of Wogan and Parkinson

Posted by admin on  April 17, 2019
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Behind the Mask. What a month January 2016 was for the culling of my erstwhile executive coaching clients. I had no notion that the passing of Bowie and Rickman would so soon be followed by Parkinson and Wogan. (Not Michael Parkinson that is, the greatly admired interviewer, comparable only to Wogan as a celebrity spearer, but Cecil the politician.) I was appalled as I think we all were by the outpouring of pseudo-grief from D

Walking on broken glass under Colombian stars

Posted by admin on  April 17, 2019
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Walking on broken glass under Colombian stars I met a Colombian bartender last night. They are not difficult to meet just as long as you do not chat to their girlfriends. I was singing along to Sweet Dreams are Made of This which was blasting out on his music machine. It made such a lovely change from all the rhumba and reggathon. He joined in lustily, commending my singing of the Dave Stewart part. He

Costa Rica – From Nighthawk to Night Walk

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From Nighthawk to Night Walk Our guide cleared her throat to deliver the first of her many unignorable instructions. ‘This is an eco tour and throughout this tour we demand eco- minded behaviour. This is a night walk as you might have noticed due to the lack of daylight. You must carry a torch. Torches will be provided. You may not use your torch unless i instruct you. You may not talk as it disturbs

Costa Rica – Bonding in the Rain Forest

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A time for bonding in the rain forest. The first week down from the mountains and into the rainforest has proven a time for bonding, or more properly a time for experiments in bonding, some of which have worked, despite the frequent rain delays making heart connection perilous. The bonding with a baby sloth got off to a promising start. We were both all gooey eyed at each other from the off, but, truth to tell, sloth bonds

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