Summer holidays and availability

We are packed in the tiniest of suitcases for our holidays.  The out of office is (nearly) on and the phone will be on silent.  I’ll be picking up messages on the morning of 31st July, but otherwise I am … Click here to read more…

Business in the Community National Gala Dinner 2013

It is still a thrill to work the Royal Albert Hall.  The history of the venue makes it impossible to be blasé when you walk out on stage. For one week of the year the Hall puts a temporary floor … Click here to read more…

So, that’s January done!

I know time goes faster as you get older, but really 2013 has been a joke so far!  It has flown past in a mix of events and here I am in February before I can catch my breath.  Still, it’s been … Click here to read more…

Happy Easter

It’s been a hectic few months, with one constant – the cold weather.  Flights into Cannes were delayed by snow in January and here we are at the very end of March still looking out on the white stuff. Fortunately … Click here to read more…

A trio of new things

Normally my weeks are spent rushing around with my hair on fire, just trying to keep on top of the inbox.  This week has been a very welcome change to all that.  One major project has finished and the next … Click here to read more…

If you’re wanting to book me :)

I am surrounded by bags and lists as we embarked on our first holiday for 10 months.  It’s nothing grand, just a week camping, but we’re so looking forward to a break as a family as I’ve been lucky enough … Click here to read more…

Some advice for presenters

I”m going to be doing some presenter training this afternoon and as I prepare I thought I”d share some of my top pieces of advice with you all. Making a presentation can strike fear into the heart of the most … Click here to read more…

Blogging is like exercise…

Get out of the habit of blogging and it seems such hard work to get back into it.  And then when you do you realise that it is really easy and you feel so much better for it. So here … Click here to read more…

Availability as at 27.5

It’s all my fault that the warm, dry weather has broken – I’m sorry.  We’re going camping for half term so that guarantees rain.  Apologies to all.  As the piles of welly boots and waterproofs grow around me I thought … Click here to read more…

Speakers for business conferences

I was invited to attend a Speakers Breakfast hosted by JLA this morning.  Such invitations are usually scanned, checked in the diary and then dismissed due to conference call clashes or other such urgent day to day business.  But on … Click here to read more…