10 ways in which running a business is (a bit) like having a baby

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Pirate babygrow: model’s own

#1 There’s a gestation period where you put in everything you can… in this case, money, time, contacts, energy and hope… in the faith that one day soon it will deliver you a healthy little business. Continue reading

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10 things that only happen over the Christmas holidays

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#1 Despite popping to the supermarket nearly every day in the run up to Christmas, come December 26th you have nothing of any nutritious value to eat. Well you might have, but with every darned plate, bowl and tub in your fridge covered in tinfoil it’s hard to be sure. Continue reading

10 snippets from one 40th birthday bash

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Wife of birthday boy: “He keeps taking photos of Ryan Gosling to his hairdresser and saying: ‘Make me look like him!'”
*Squawk from all the females at the table*
Wife: “I know. It’s not the hairdresser he needs  it’s the gym.” Continue reading

10 (more) things only family say and get away with

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#1 “Are you wearing your jumper back to front?” (Answer: no, the buttons are meant to be down the back… it’s the design!!!) Continue reading