Monthly Archives: January 2013

50 Challenges: No. 4 Grow an Orange

Another challenge which most people will not have done. Grow an orange from seed, for which you will need little more than an orange with pips, and some compost. The same thing can be done with lemons and grapefruit, and … Continue reading

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Working Beyond Retirement Age – No Choice?

News that annuity rates are currently appalling, and that indeed workers may be £14,000 worse off over the course of retirement than those retiring in 2010. Obviously this is based on a press release, but the advice to shop around … Continue reading

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50 Challenges No. 3 – Soda Bread

With reports of shoppers clearing supermarket shelves of bread, due to the snow, make some soda bread. Quick, easy, no kneading or letting it rise – and for most people another new experience to add to their list for the … Continue reading

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50 Challenges – No.2 Phone a Friend

Continuing our series of weekly challenges, more life coaching than career coaching. Phone a friend, but not the one you are going out with tonight. If, like me, you have exchanged Christmas cards pointing out that it is a long … Continue reading

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50 Challenges – No. 1: Jam Jar Army

To start the new Blogging Year, the first in a series of weekly challenges to make your life a little different this year. They are not necessarily career related. The phrase “Jam Jar Army” comes from the recent book by … Continue reading

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