Category Archives: Holiday

Boxing Day 2019

It has been a very long time since I posted to this blog. Time to start again perhaps? What better time than to reflect on a superb Christmas Day with my beautiful wife, followed by a Boxing Day with 4 … Continue reading

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There’s been some comment on both sides of the Atlantic about the fact that I haven’t yet disconnected from the web, even though I’m on vacation. Perhaps the most significant difference in the world of travel has been the arrival … Continue reading

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Christmas week in The Bunker

I’m a neat freak. This is possibly the quietest week of the working year and an opportunity to spend some time thinking, planning and preparing for the first quarter of 2017. In the run up to Christmas I created a … Continue reading

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Working so hard that you forget how to rest

October has established itself as the busiest month in my working calendar (and, it seems, that of many of my friends and clients who run their own businesses). My new business, Coach Barrow, launched on 1st September, the new web … Continue reading

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The perennial problem of – Holidays!

This subject comes around like a wet summer afternoon – every year without fail. I’d be interested if my readers could comment with their own systems and protocols – to see if there is ANY brand standard to deal with … Continue reading

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I don’t know about you but I’ve had enough of alcohol, food, late nights and partying after an exceptional 10 days. After tonight’s slow-roast lamb and a glass of red I really do need a rest. I did manage to … Continue reading

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The holiday snap

The IOT makes us all potential award-winners when that one shot in a hundred turns out just right. Continue reading

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Brunt House

My photographs on Facebook will bear witness to the beauty of The Lake District and, in particular from this trip, Grizedale Forest and Roanhead Beach. This short video will testify of our exquisite home for the week. One of those … Continue reading

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