Archive | April, 2011

Shaped by your Year of birth

In the workplace it is useful to understand other people’s worldview, and to make sense of what motivates them and their behaviour. Here, generational theory can be a useful starting point to understand how the era in which a person was raised could impact his or her approach to things. Generations (1991) is the first […]

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How much can you take before something gives way?

No matter how organised, balanced or disciplined you are, there will come times that you won’t be able to live a balanced life. Full stop. Work, family and life in general have seasons or periods of time when unusual demands are placed on you. Times of transition For new parents, the birth of a child is […]

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Winemaking across the world: Olé España!

I am in a very fortunate position to take some time during our “off season” to go to the Northern Hemisphere to see what other winemakers do in those parts of the world. After two amazing vintages in France I had a less fortunate experience in Italy. But I decided not to let this dampen […]

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Moroccan Pickled Fish

A Good Food Diet pickled fish with a difference Do you enjoy pickled fish but always thought it too much trouble to make? Then be sure to try this flop-free recipe for mildly spiced Moroccan Pickled Fish with intense orange and tomato flavours. It’s healthy too! Just open a pack of frozen hake, a tin […]

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Easy ways to make your text more readable

I’m one of those people who can’t read a newspaper without a pen at hand to edit the text. Terrible, I know. But well-groomed text is just such a pleasure to read. Here are tips that I have gathered over many years of editing and reading. Punctuation marks and other scribbles This is just a […]

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