Category Archives: The presenting past

Can you tell what I am thinking?

Just by looking at me? Or can we be sure our assumptions about a person’s intentions are correct? Like Sherlock Holmes we have brains that get us from A to Z very quickly, and the journey via B, C D etc … Continue reading

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How old are you?

Or maybe how old do you act? Some of the things we do without thinking are as much as 75 years old! For example, I like leaf tea in preference to tea bags. When I have time I make a … Continue reading

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You sound just like your father?

Speaking as a father, I’ve discovered this is not always said as a compliment! Are we like our parents? Er yes, and like our siblings and other influential people in our lives. A former boss, or a good friend; we … Continue reading

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What makes you hot under the collar?

When we get prickly, something is threatening us. Is this a bad thing? Take a quick look at the prickly zone diagram The person in the centre of their comfort zone is unlikely to change of their own accord. A big … Continue reading

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What makes Dragons’ Den?

This week it was Kirsty Henshaw! Raw emotion supersedes the usual grilling on numbers. Dedication, passion and straight talking win over the sceptics. She already had a good business. The savvy lass takes on two dragons; a masterstroke which will … Continue reading

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Ladies first?

Walking to the paper shop to get my daily copy of “The Times”. Hold the door open for a lady. She says “That really is a sign of old age!” rather grumpily. I think, yes maybe I have a few … Continue reading

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