Category Archives: Social & Community

Trusting in a dog’s eyes and judgement…

Print PageI had a delightful reminder of my teenage years this weekend with an encounter with a guide dog and his handler, Andy. I grew up seeing guide dogs training on the streets of Leamington Spa where I lived as … Continue reading

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Derby ideas help JCB

Print PageThis morning a road repair crew arrived at the top of my road to deal with a pothole collection.  The worst ones had been filled a few weeks ago, but the general deteriorating area was today’s task. This was … Continue reading

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Dealing with Cold Callers

Print PageI’ve never worked in a call centre.  Neither do I want to.  How many of those currently working in one actually want to be there? As I see it, there are two types of call centre; ones I call … Continue reading

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Nightmare memories

Print PageLast week I was very privileged to hear first hand from someone who saw something of the horror of Belsen at the end of the Second World War. As a rebellious teenager, Barbara (not her real name) had joined … Continue reading

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