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    Writing is how I relax from everyday stresses and pressures of life. I find it very therapeutic and energising. Very often, the value of the writing activity is the activity itself, rather than the output. Most of what I write therefore, gets quietly pushed aside, buried under a mound of paper, filed in an electronic folder forever...
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    Keeping Fit

    Going to the gym for Emma Spencer was a treat as a reward for all the “stuff” she had to deal with day in, day out. Although you wouldn’t think it was such a treat when you see her struggling…

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    Taking a Bumfie

    At the end of an alcohol fueled dinner party, Julia, Oliver, Thelma and Terry are having a pointless chat. Oliver: How do you dream? Terry: In my sleep of course, how do you dream? Oliver: No, I meant do you…

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    The Job Interview

    = Do you want the short or the long answer Mel? – Let’s start with the short answer first = She was CRAP! – But she had more than 10 years experience as PA to a major retailer CEO, how…

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    Skype (1) – The Argument

    Gripped with blind panic, Sam called Emergency Services to report a serious incident. She had to make a number of attempts to dial the very simple 3-digit emergency number before she got it right; she never had to call emergency…

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    Skype (2) – Missing

    Sam headed straight for the shower and stood underneath the hot spray for at least 15 minutes until finally the hot water supply began to dwindle and the water started to turn cold. Her keen mind and sharp analytical skills were…

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    Skype (3) – Scatter Brains

    She called David’s number and the line opened, she said hello a few times to prompt the caller to respond to no avail. The line went dead. She tried his number 5 more times but each time the call was…

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    Skype (4) – Lapponia Necklace

    The blood drained out of Chief Inspector Hilary Jones’ face and had she not been sat down when Inspector Rigsby told her the awful news, she would surely have fainted. Robert Daley was an old friend. More than that in…

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    Skype (5) – Chain of Command

    Having searched the apartment all over again, Sam rationalised her sense of unease down to everything that had happened to her over the last few days. She had to do that in order to be able to sleep that night….

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    Skype (6) – Major Shareholder

    Sam woke up at the stroke of 6:00 am to the sound of the Today Programme on BBC Radio Four. She and David had programmed their alarm radio to come on at 6:00 every weekday and at that particular programme…

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    Chicken or Pig?

    The workplace is a diverse coming together of people with differing backgrounds, skills, drive, ambition, and individual traits. Leaders and managers work hard at bringing together such an eclectic selection to form effective teams and build successful companies. However, no…

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