Double Bubble

  Being a prolific blogger, it’s often assumed that the things I write about and the stories that I tell are made up, or at least exaggerated to help me make my point. Well, whilst I do sometimes alter facts to protect the innocent (or the guilty as appropriate!) all my tales are true, which […]

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Brand and Deliver!

Your money or your hard work and effort down the drain???? We’re all conscious of the importance of having a brand. Your name, your image, your reputation. It’s what you’ve worked hard to build and grow, often on line, so that when people think of your trade or profession, they think of you. When people […]

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Read the instructions… even if you don’t follow them.

It’s one of my favourite lines from “Everyone’s free…”. It’s also one of the best pieces of advice I’ve ever heard in a song. This came to mind recently when a potentially interesting email came into my in box.  Not one of those that you know (or should know!) is a scam, but a genuine […]

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Happy New Year!

  I know time flies when you’re having fun, but it is only September, so perhaps a bit premature to be celebrating the end of the year! Well not necessarily – for my friends and family in the Jewish community, we’re entering the “High Holy” days, starting with Jewish New Year.  Like all Jewish holidays, […]

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I’m a Strong, Confident Woman Who Can’t Be Trusted With Her Passport!

  Anyone who knows me well (and there are plenty who do) would recognise the description of me as strong and confident. Anyone who knows my partner well, would assume that despite the fact that he’s also strong and confident, I hold my own in our relationship, and of course I do. They would therefore […]

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You’ll Take my Advice and Please Yourself

    One of my many wonderful contacts/friends will recognise that saying as one said often by his mother (I think it originated from her mother) as representing people who seek your advice only to ignore it. I thought of it recently when I read a case in the popular press about waring step sisters […]

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Even the experts get it wrong!

      Last year you couldn’t turn on a laptop or open a professional publication without being inundated with dire warnings about GDPR and the horrors that would befall you if you didn’t spend thousands on training and completely overhauling your systems. I spent much of that time doing talks and presentations on the […]

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The Dangers of having a Facebook ‘Like’ Button on Your Website

  You might LIKE it, but you might not love it! Or, the dangers of having a Facebook ‘Like’ Button on Your Website Do you know what the implications are of a recent case involving GDPR and the effect of having the Facebook “Like” Icon on your website. If you don’t, you could be in […]

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A Nod is as Good as a Wink to a Blind Man

  I’ve been fortune in my life in many ways.  One is not just the extent to which I’ve travelled but the amazing places I’ve been to.  As a youngster my parents took us on various adventures including just packing up the car and driving through the UK and then Europe until we ran out […]

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