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Dogged determination

Barney has a new friend. When I say friend, it’s more of an enforced acquaintance. A bit like that weird cousin or creepy family friend who’s clearly a bit dodgy but we’ve had to tolerate and pretend to like so ...

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The devil’s in the detail

Last week my car tax came due for renewal. A simple enough operation, one would assume, particularly as, these days, it can be done online from the comfort of one's home. If only! Two weeks previously, the car had its MOT ...

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Bantam wait

If you’ve been on tenterhooks for the last few weeks waiting for news of the bantam’s fate (see 'The bantam menace'), I apologise profusely for keeping you hanging, but you can now relax and unhook your tenters as the wait ...

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The bantam menace

Our recent bank holiday weekend didn’t go entirely to plan. It started off well enough. Mrs Oz and I spent several hours in the garden, as planned, starting on our latest project, the details of which I won’t bore you with. ...

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A short story

As you may know (I think I might have mentioned it a couple of times!), the beginning of February saw the official launch of my new book Practical Business Continuity Management 2, marked by an online get-together of around thirty ...

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The skiing bug

Seasoned readers of my blog will know that the Osbornes are keen skiers (see 'A white Christmas', 'Ski boots and celery', 'Piste again' and 'Snow bother'). Sadly, current events have prevented us from going this year, so I thought I’d ...

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The ramblings of a travelling consultant, episode 9

I don’t get out much these days. Global pandemics tend to curtail one's business travel, I find. Which is unfortunate for a couple of reasons, aside from the obvious one that pandemics can be bad for your health. Firstly it ...

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Chicken food

Caution - this blog contains scenes of gratuitous violence and may be unsuitable for children and vegans. It’s also my longest blog yet, overtaking the previous record-holder, '(Bitten to) death in Venice' by over 600 words, so if you decide ...

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Be prepared

These days pretty much  every news item, blog, tweet, report, article, paper, marketing email and blatant sales pitch seems to have a COVID-19 slant. Which is hardly surprising really. But, if you're anything like me - in which case you ...

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One flew over the chicken’s nest

I started writing this blog a few weeks ago, when the level of Coronavirus-related selfishness and stupidity was nearing epic proportions. It turned into a fairly substantial rant, even by my standards, on such topics as the ridiculous level of ...

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