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finding the cat

This is one of my favourite pictures of the moment. It reminds me of the old saying “who can find the black cat in the darkened room without the light”. In a picture like this you can, because of the … Continue reading

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Should all cows be given names?

I tweet. Not often, I admit, but  I do tweet random comments and my blog is publicised through Twitter as well as through my website and LinkedIn. I read tweets more than I tweet myself. I often retweet and recently … Continue reading

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Take the time to reflect

The nights have drawn in, the clocks have gone back, the late October storm has, well, stormed through really and we can all agree that autumn has definitely arrived. I always find this time of year quite strange. I really … Continue reading

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do you need to be stationary to buy stationery?

No-one has ever been able to convince me that the English language is straightforward. Many have said it must be easy if three-year olds can speak it. And yes they can, to a point, as do we all. But the … Continue reading

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how often do you answer the wrong question?

When getting feedback from clients on bid or proposal documents a frequent comment made is that the decision makers and evaluators didn’t really understand the solution or service as described or even, in some circumstances, that they didn’t feel that … Continue reading

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to plan or not to plan that is the question

As I was watching the tail end of a programme about Agatha Christie over the weekend, I heard some words that really echoed with a truism that is so often quoted in the world of proposal and bid creation. David … Continue reading

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