Monthly Archives: August 2010

Double Dip is making me blue.

I am at heart an optimist and always try to look on the bright side of life.  But over the past few days admit to feeling a bit blue with the talk of a double dip recession which seems to … Continue reading

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Its sometimes good to think like a kid

We have had the joy and the frustration since May of having a new addition to our family one cocker spaniel pup who is now nearly six months old.  It has only been a few months but it feels in … Continue reading

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Swamping not glamping

Yes I have spent my adult life promoting UK Tourism principally Scotland though since my Bright Light Marketing days also the North of England as the ideal place for a holiday or a short break.  I do believe passionately in UK … Continue reading

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The Good Life

I wrote in a previous piece about the use of local food and how  I believe that local produce has benefited from the current economic recession. Another beneficiary is growing your own fruit and vegetables with a huge increase in … Continue reading

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Can women have it all?

Just been listening to Radio Scotland who have been discussing if it is possible for women to have it all?  Magazines create an image of women who can have a successful career, children, beautiful house, look wonderful and keep fit.  … Continue reading

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Local Events a useful tourism tool or not?

Last weekend in the Scottish Borders there were a number of key events going on throughout the Scottish Borders that are key in the Borders Event Calendar. Firstly there was the Border Union Show in Kelso held each year on the … Continue reading

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