Out and About

Picture Postcard from St Ives

There’s a bit of a celebration going on over at the Sticky Fingers blog – this week sees the one hundredth of the weekly Photo Gallery linkups The current theme is Picture Postcard.  We’re on holiday in St Ives this week, and the view from our balcony makes for a pretty good postcard scene. Taken… Continue reading Picture Postcard from St Ives


Toastmasters Icebreaker

A week ago, I gave my Toastmasters Icebreaker speech; my first prepared speech after almost a year of being part of Doncaster Speakers. I’ve mentioned before that joining Toastmasters – an international speaking and leadership organisation – was perhaps an odd choice of hobby for me. I have huge anxieties about public speaking.  I’m fine… Continue reading Toastmasters Icebreaker