Category Archives: Self-help

With nothing to read

Going up to London for a course, on Sunday, my iPhone search indicated a Victoria train at 8:37 a.m. My wife dropped me off at the station early — 8:28, but when I arrived at the platform I saw that … Continue reading

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How to prepare a Best Man speech

Preparing the Best Man’s speech is no different from preparing any other speech.  The same disciplines work.  You’ll be trying to make your listners feel good.   You’ll also be trying to make yourself feel, look and sound good. Above all, … Continue reading

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Is the weed controlling your life?

I gave up smoking one Friday afternoon when I was a couple of months shy of my 30th birthday. Not a single puff since. Having started smoking at the age of 12, I was a 15-20 a day man. In … Continue reading

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