Monthly Archives: December 2013

Emma Who…

In the last few years, I have met a number of famous people. Often in an airport lounge. That having been said…I have never had much of a conversation with anyone famous…although Gwyneth Paltrow once said 6 words to me…‘are … Continue reading

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The Promise…

A long, long time ago…well thirty years ago to be precise…I was at University studying for my PhD. It’s hard to imagine that this was really thirty years ago, but that’s what the calendar says. My PhD was sponsored by … Continue reading

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Cold Comfort…

It was cold last week in the mid-west of the USA. Freezing cold. Thursday morning the temperature went down to zero Fahrenheit (-20 centigrade)! It was painful to be outside. It was painful to walk from my plane into the … Continue reading

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Most Happy…

I was in the UK all week. I used my time to catch up with colleagues. In person. On the phone. By email. Over lunch. And over dinner. I listened a lot. I learned much and offered a few opinions. … Continue reading

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Eighty Three…

I had two days off this week. Thursday and Friday. I was celebrating Thanksgiving. Its not that the UK has started to align Public Holidays with the US…and nor is it some effort on my part to align with my … Continue reading

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