Tag Archives: Susan Grossey

Back Row Boys

Last week I did lots and lots of training sessions in Guernsey, and it gave me an opportunity to consider an issue that I have noticed again and again.  Why, when presented with a room of empty seats, do people … Continue reading

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A post-quadricentennial review

Ordinarily, I write my blog posts when the spirit moves me, and then schedule them to appear at appropriate times.  (Have you noticed the pattern?  It’s Monday, Wednesday, Friday one week, then Tuesday, Thursday the next.  And I try to … Continue reading

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A new look for spring

When you’re a one person business, as I am, you have to learn to prioritise.  You only have so many hours in the day (after all, those episodes of “Poldark” don’t watch themselves in the evenings) and so you have … Continue reading

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What do you want from my website?

I hope that you will forgive me for hijacking today’s post to ask for your help.  Over the weekend I was looking at my company website (www.thinkingaboutcrime.com) and it occurred to me that it might be due for a revamp. … Continue reading

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Under-promise and over-deliver

I have been (in effect) self-employed now for nearly twenty years.  Unemployable, my nearest and dearest tell me.  And those who are considering the self-employed life often ask me what skills they need and whether they are suited.  To my … Continue reading

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My e-publishing adventure – part 16

Well, it’s that time again, when I update you on the dizzying progress of my various AML publications up the charts.  I find to my astonishment (and doubtless your relief) that we haven’t discussed this since Christmas. You will be … Continue reading

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Tweet to who?

I’m not an early adopter.  I still watch “Poldark” (the original series) on videotape.  I do not have a smartphone or anything beginning with an i, and I drive a 26-year old car.  And so I was always going to … Continue reading

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What’s a nice girl like me doing with a subject like this?

Whenever anyone finds out what I do for a living, they ask, “So, what got you into that line of work, then?”.  And I always suspect that my true answer – serendipitous accident, and I stayed with it because I … Continue reading

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Googleicious

Like hoover and Kleenex, Google has managed to achieve that hallowed status of trade names that have become synonymous with a product.  Moreover, it has also managed to verbify itself (I can’t have made that word up – I bet … Continue reading

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“Airport 2012” – a disaster movie

I’m by no means a busy traveller – I’m not one of those people who can take their entire family to the moon and back on the AirMiles they collect in a year – but I do fly at least … Continue reading

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