Category Archives: Etcetera – un-food-related posts

Blog posts on other topics, ranging from internet dating, good manners and workplace challenges.

Tweeting is for Twits

I’m no Luddite – I own useful bits of technology that get me from A to B without a map, deliver my emails and text at the side of the road (never while driving!) and let me call whoever from … Continue reading

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Are you a friend?

What is a friend? At what point on the scale does one become less of a friend and more of a friendly acquaintance? If we’re lucky, we’ll have a small circle of really close friends and a wider circle of … Continue reading

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Internet dating sites

Living in a rural area and working from home, I decided several months ago to join the ranks of the great online daters in order to meet date-able men. I now consider myself an experienced online dater. OK I take … Continue reading

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AiKiDo anyone?

I’ve been toying with the idea of taking up Aikido for some time so after a recent conversation with a friend who’s an Aikido black belt, I bit the bullet and signed up for a semester. Initially what impresses me … Continue reading

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The Workplace Bully

The national news covered a story this week about someone who was bullied and abused by his boss to such a degree, he took his own life. Apparently he also suffered from depression which must have made it impossible to … Continue reading

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To RSVP or not to RSVP; that is the question.

RSVP is an acronym for ‘Respondez, S’il Vous Plait’ which translates directly from French to: ‘Please Reply’. What it does not translate to is any one of the following: • No need to respond and if you have nothing better … Continue reading

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Welcome to my BLOG –

This is the first comment I’ve posted on ‘Etiquettetcetera’ – a first toe in the water so I don’t expect any responses but please feel free….. Over the coming months, I’ll be expounding on various subjects ranging from the UK’s … Continue reading

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