Tag Archives: history

Still rising

I couldn’t think of a better place to hear the sad news of Maya Angelou’s passing. I was in one of my favourite places, somewhere I visit without fail, with my daughters, at least once a week; I was at … Continue reading

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Get some statisfaction

Sometimes you read statistics and they can bore you into oblivion. But in terms of your business, you need to start getting excited about stats. Stats, facts and figures are snapshots of information, which can give you a picture of: … Continue reading

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Still moving…

The other day, I shared with you about speaking at the Celebration of Black History and Culture, on the evening after the announcement of the death of Nelson Mandela. Here’s the speech… I started off by calling Ameley Kwei-Armah, Emmanuel … Continue reading

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Keep on Moving

The date was set. It had been in my diary and on the kitchen calendar for months. I was asked to speak about black achievement and, although it wasn’t actually Black History Month in December, the topic I was to … Continue reading

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27 Million

I think it’s great that both daughters are in the same school and that they will experience similar things. Each class has a weekly show-and-tell session. My youngest tends to bring in her favourite toy of the moment, handbag or … Continue reading

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She was only a grocer’s daughter

Let’s start by putting our political differences aside… Margaret Thatcher was the longest serving Prime Minister in Britain, in the 20th Century. She was the first and only female Prime Minister. Margaret Thatcher had • Drive • Vision • Determination … Continue reading

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Nine lives

My eldest daughter is nine.  I’m always looking for things to inspire her as she grows. Here are three nine year olds who aren’t just inspirational for my daughter, but for me too… Zen was so inspired by Michelle Obama’s … Continue reading

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