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Katie Martin BBC Solent Show

 We had an entertaining lunchtime today when we placed ourselves in Katie Martin's very skilled and competant hands for an interview.  The discussion point was about re-marrying your ex, and was sparked off by the recent showing on BBC4 of the TV biopic Burton and Taylor, played by Dominic West…

Duo Coaching Afghan style

 It was one of those nights - tossing & turning. Eventually I turned the radio on, and, much to my surprise, found myself listening to Outlook - a BBC World Service programme - that included an interview with Afghan chief Malek Nematullah Halimi, dubbed the 'Afghan Love Doctor'. This man,…

Make/Update your will for free in March

This article is so important we're just passing it on.  It comes from the Money Observer and is written by Penny Lovell of Close Brothers Asset Management:   Have you prepared a will? Have you made sure to plan your assets so that your estate will end up in the…

Valentines celebrating their bond

Valentine's Day is the day for celebrating your relationship, actual or desired. Rituals are important in any relationship, and Valentine's Day gives all of us lucky enough to be in a relationship that works for us to make a fuss of ourselves.   A friend sent me this today: "Just…

Building resilience into relationships

When something happens in a person's life, a key feature to ensuring that they will get through it in the best way possible is how they habitually think about the issues they are faced with. In particular, how can it be that when presented with the exact same situation, some…