Obvious Statements

As a teenager one of my favourite responses, when faced with someone stating the obvious was “….and you are telling me this because…..?” Said with a large dollop of sarcasm it could stop even the most confident of adults in their tracks. There are still times today when I’m tempted to use it. Usually when […]

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The short straw

If you believe everything you read, then you’ll know that apparently men rather than women are more likely to be emotionally scarred by divorce. Although I don’t believe everything I read, I still think this is true, and I didn’t find this apparently groundbreaking information surprising. Having acted for both husbands and wives in divorce […]

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A rose by any other name will smell awful

I’m really really bad at names. I forget my own name sometimes. I get my children’s names the wrong way around frequently (which they think is very funny). I am regularly at networking events where I meet people that I know. I know what they do. I know how I know them and I know […]

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Howzat

If you see me this week, you’ll notice something different about me.  My good completion owes more to a day in the sun than good make up. I have recently discovered that I like cricket.  Or rather, I like a day at Lords, with good company and a good hamper full of good food and […]

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L.K. Bennett Event

Kleyman & Co Solicitors Ltd are very pleased to invite you to another exciting event being held in association with LK Bennett London. We are excited to be able to offer our guests access to a private and exclusive show of their new collection at LK Bennett’s prestigious store in St Paul’s! As this is […]

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Miles and miles and miles of stones

Life is full of milestones. Big birthdays. Anniversaries. First and last times you do things. This year is full of some big ones for me. Not birthdays (or at least not ones I’m willing to admit to!) but big dates. My youngest son leaves junior school and my eldest finishes his GCSEs (gulp!). It’s also […]

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Good bad and indifferent

Like all things, trains are great when they work.  Being stuck on a stationary train is frustrating.  Looking at TFLs website which shows a good service whilst stuck in said stationary train is downright insulting! The moral of this story is that "good" means different things to different people?   Questions of interpretation, or rather […]

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Can I blow my own trumpet???

When I first set up on my own (what feels like a million years ago) I was invited to a seminar aimed at sole practitioners.  The first speaker started his presentation with the immortal lines “now I know how much we all hate networking”.  I was about to leap to my feet in protest, when […]

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Nom nom nom

Some years ago I lived in Dorset for a while.  I loved the peace and tranquility. I loved the ability to walk over the hills with the kids and the dog.  I loved waked up on a Saturday and asking not “shall we go to the beach today” but “which beach shall we go to […]

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Mother Knows Best

I’ve learned a huge amount from my mum. I’ve learned how to cook – not that I get very much time to try it out. I’ve learned that I hate gardening – she’s very good at it but I don’t have the patience. I’ve learned some great sayings – “at the end of the day, […]

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