Archive for October, 2011

The Duchess, the Detective and the Rollercoaster …

I love a sense of connection and see the role of nurseries as being critical in helping to connect communities across the generations. This week the history of connection came very much alive when we were visited by HRH The Duchess of Cornwall, as she came to formally open the newly refurbished Bessborough Centre, of […]

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The next round of applause is on me…

I have not written a blog for a week because some of you said you could not keep up with my output.  Others have since asked ‘where is the blog?’ So I hope to now see a huge surge in readership.  Either way… It has been a week of conferences and events; not least one […]

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Collecting Ministers like ‘Top Trumps’

This week has been rather a fest of networking, the most noteworthy of which was one evening and one day attending the Conservative Party Conference.   A Conference virgin, I was unprepared for the sheer intensity of the networking, posturing and positioning among the very male audience. It put me in mind of a quote by […]

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