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Like a cheeky bargain? Me too – just don’t do what Brian Robson from Cardiff did…

05/05/2021

Like a Bargain?

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5 ways to really enjoy Christmas this year…

11/12/2015

Christmas – 5 ways to really enjoy Christmas this year… Things I love about Christmas: Turkey and cranberry sauce, slightly mad Christmas lights, food, seeing my family, food, time off work, great TV specials, food and a drop of Port with good friends, oh, and, err food! Things I hate about Christmas: People buying stuff they […]

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Lookout for culture creep!

15/09/2015

It’s been an eventful few weeks for the Jackson’s, we kept our house in an endlessly minimalist / tidy state (with cupboards bursting full of stuff) as we tried to sell our house, and at the same time we are preparing to move house. Obviously these two things have to happen at the same time, […]

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How to pass exams – Part 20 – Superman, Muhammad Ali and the air steward!

18/03/2015

How to pass exams – Part 20 Superman, Muhammad Ali and the air steward! The heavyweight boxer Mohammed Ali was amazing, I saw him in a Leeds bookshop a few years ago. He is probably the greatest sports star of all time and was known to be quick witted. Interviewers loved him as he bragged about […]

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How to pass exams – Part 19 – The 3R’s

17/03/2015

How to pass exams – Part 19 – The 3R’s “At the end of the day it’s really all about people.” Will Smith Before we come in to land, there’s just one more tip to help you, one more thing that you may not hear very often, it’s what I call the 3R’s.  The 3R’s aren’t […]

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How to pass exams – Part 18 – Keep on going! #keepongoing

15/03/2015

How to pass exams – Part 18 – Keep on going!! “Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.” Josh Billings U.S. funny man (1818 – 1885) In all the years I’ve been in education this one above all is important; When wartime prime minister […]

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How to pass exams – Part 17 – Join in the opportunity to serve and see your job prospects rise!

14/03/2015

How to pass exams – Part 17 – Join in the opportunity to serve and see your job prospects rise! Over the summer and in the holidays what are you going to do which isn’t all about you, but is about serving others too? Simon Glass is a former pupil of Allerton High School in Leeds […]

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How to pass exams – Part 16 – Serve

13/03/2015

How to pass exams – Part 16 – Serving your fellow adventurers “If there is one secret of success, it lies in the ability to get the other person’s point of view, and see things from that person’s angle, as well as from your own.” Henry Ford (the first person to make mass produced cars) […]

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How to pass exams – Part 15 – Get good!

06/03/2015

How to pass exams – Part 15 – Get good!  “A genius! For 37 years I’ve practised 14 hours a day and now they call me a genius!” Pablo Sarasate (1844-1908) Violinist and composer I was speaking at a school assembly once, as I walked into the hall there were flyers all over the place and a real buzz […]

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How to pass exams – Part 14 – Generating ideas and writers block

05/03/2015

How to pass exams – Part 14 – Generating ideas “Ideas light the way to success.” Even though I can remember a whole talk lasting an hour or more, I can’t remember a fleeting thought and I bet you can’t either. And now, a quick word about generating ideas. My technique is simple: Use some blank […]

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