Monthly Archives: April 2013

How to grow old gracefully………….

Helen Mirren has scores of awards, but on Sunday night she won her first ever Olivier Award. The 67-year old picked up the Best Actress award for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II in The Audience, which can join the … Continue reading

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Intrepid Reporter…………backstreets of Uzupis!

Photo of the Day

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Personality testing, MBTI and the cult of “Woo Woo”

The next time you apply for a job, you may well be asked to take a personality test – even though the companies that make the tests often discourage their use for staff selection. The business of personality is big … Continue reading

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Now who do those belong to……………couldn’t be Jack Nicholson could it?”

I suspect a cultured, stylish mature gentleman with a penchant for beer, wine and photography…….but I could be completely wrong. I could try to do a personality assessment but that might give the game away……………IFTJ?

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For all my Psychology Friends and Colleagues…………………..

A very shy guy goes into a bar and sees a beautiful woman sitting at the bar. After an hour of gathering up his courage, he finally goes over to her and asks, tentatively, “Um, would you mind if I … Continue reading

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University entry levels reach 49%

A record high level of 49% of young people in England are likely to enter higher education, according to the latest official estimates. These figures for 2011-12, before the tuition fee increase, show an increase of more than three percentage … Continue reading

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Artisan Bread…………old fashioned style (The Handmade Bakery)

If you wander down to the village of Slaithwaite in West Yorkshire (just outside of Huddersfield) and along the canal path you will come across a very unprepossessing building, on the front of which hangs a sign that says The … Continue reading

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