The Sex Debate

Well that was interesting, entertaining and thought provoking …… I’m sitting here digesting last Thursday’s excellent WDF Sex Debate, kindly sponsored by Mourant Ozannes, and presented by Managing Partner Jessica Roland with Carly Parrott and Rachel Guthrie, they did a great job debating both…

40 in 16

A recent conversation between Deputy Yvonne Burford and myself ……… Yvonne “I’ve launched a campaign to get more women elected as Deputies in the States of Guernsey in the 2016 election called 40 in 16, the target being to have…

If she can, I can …..

Perched on the cliffs above Fermain bay I was watching a tiny fishing boat pitching up and down in the foaming waters between Guernsey and Sark, little more than a dot in the expanse of ocean, when it struck me…

Jumping off the Totem-Pole

8 years ago I found myself in the hills above Sitges in Spain at the top of a 5 metre Totem Pole being told to jump off while shouting “I was born at this time in history to ….. we…

Tomorrow's World

Tomorrow’s world will certainly be different from today – we will move about in driverless vehicles, interact with our family robots, manage our health through wearable technology and probably spend even more time watching videos of cats …. This may…

A less familiar universe ...

Emerging this morning after 2 weeks in the cosy, parallel universe of Christmas, I find myself abruptly, not just in a New Year, but also in a less familiar universe having just said goodbye to my husband at the airport, who won’t be…

Are you terrified of Public Speaking?

Public Speaking for the Terrified One of the things in life which gives me the most pleasure is helping people overcome their fear of public speaking. I know about this subject having suffered myself throughout my professional career from sleepless…

Flexible Working - the WDF members view

What type of working policy would we put together if we started again with a blank sheet of paper – balancing business needs with people needs? We would probably start by putting health and happiness at the centre of our…