People change but forget to tell each other how

Or is it that we don’t recog­nise change until we’re asked to think exactly ‘what is it that’s dif­fer­ent?’ At the week­end, I saw someone in a shop that I haven’t seen for 20 years. And yes, she’d changed. She was now mar­ried and 4 weeks ago she’d had a baby boy! You don’t get much


Never be afraid to try something new

Never be afraid to try some­thing new. Remem­ber, ama­teurs built the ark. Pro­fes­sion­als built the Titanic. ” This quote is above the bar at a vil­lage res­taur­ant that we go to quite a lot. We’ve been there quite a few times over the last 3 years, and each time the food has been great and so is


A great butcher — no, “an award winning butcher”

Over the week­end my Brother-in-Law (BIL) said that he’d been to the butcher in the local vil­lage to buy some lamb for the Sunday roast. Great I thought — as lamb is my favour­ite. Later that after­noon, my Sister-in-Law (SIL) returns from hav­ing her hair cut in Northamp­ton (about 45 mins away from where they live,


Uncomplicated chatter

Hav­ing just spent the bank hol­i­day week­end with fam­ily, some­thing happened that I think was worth shar­ing: how my 3 year old niece and 18 month old nephew are fant­astic com­mu­nic­at­ors! I say that because, my niece can quite eas­ily hold a fairly good con­ver­sa­tion now and my nephew is begin­ning to be able to let


Ten top Twitter tips for councils — Blog response

Hav­ing read your art­icle I don’t know whether it’s meant ‘tongue in cheek’ or whether it’s pro­foundly well errr pro­found…(!) If it is, then it’s extremely funny and I think you’re (Adrian) a very tal­en­ted indi­vidual… How­ever if the “Some other Twit­ter strat­gey tips” link from http://www.neilojwilliams.net to this page implies that these are actu­ally