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Metaphorically speaking ….

A blog I follow recently posted an article titled “The Importance of Metaphors” http://patkirwanmanagementmusings.wordpress.com/2013/12/27/the-importance-of-metaphors-in-management-learning/ I read this with interest as the post presented an aspect of the practical and real impact of language when used in a management and leadership … Continue reading

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Rejected!

I always expected to have stories rejected by publishers and literary agents. It’s part and parcel of being a writer. In fact, if you haven’t been rejected you could be most unwelcome in literary circles. Who wants to hear about … Continue reading

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The Island Review

The Island Review published my story “Violetas” today on their website. It was a strange feeling to click on the link and see my words in print. The editors selected a wonderful picture of these traditional Madrid sweets to accompany … Continue reading

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New beginnings

A reader should imagine this blog as being a large, old house. Each room has many stories to tell. In a room on the ground floor, with French doors opening into the sunny garden, there is an oak writing desk. … Continue reading

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