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Writing – Work

 


Hertfordshire Life – Rowan Coleman

 

Rowan-Coleman-Sandra-Deeble-interview

 

“Evolution of a romantic writer – Fresh from receiving a romantic novel of the year award, Berkhamsted author andmother-of-four Rowan Coleman talks to Sandra Deeble about success, juggling work and family, and coming home to Hertfordshire…”

 

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Hertfordshire Life – Independent bookshops

 

Hertfordshire Life – Independent bookshops 

 

“To mark Independent Booksellers’ Week this month, Sandra Deeble visited Hertfordshire independent bookshops to find out how they survive and thrive in an age of Amazon and e-books…”

 

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The Guardian – Malcolm Gladwell

 

Malcolm Gladwell

 

… “He’s away from his desk” is something that’s now true of New Yorker writer Malcolm Gladwell. He talked to Sandra Deeble about finding peace in the city…”

 

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The Guardian – A novel pastime

 

Sandra Deeble novel pastime

 

… Get real. Such toe-curlingly pleasurable Jackanory-inspired delights are not synonymous with today’s hectic workplaces. Or are they?…”

 

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The Guardian – Hearing aids

 

Samaritans

 

… “It is often said that when you go on a course, if you take one thing away with you, you’re doing well. I took away plenty of useful information, but one particular piece of advice stuck even more firmly than the rest: when someone has got a problem or is upset about something, the last thing a good listener should ever say is “I know how you feel.” The chances are, you don’t and even if you do, saying so just distracts attention from them just when they need it most. And when that advice comes from the Samaritans, it’s probably worth listening to…”

 

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The Guardian – Love is all you need

 

Love is all you need

 

… Are you a lovecat? When you’re prowling round your office, do you withdraw your claws and hide them deep within your big furry paws? Do you smile contentedly as you playfully rub your colleagues’ backs? Or do you simply think the workplace is for the mean and tough and the only way you’ll succeed is by shafting everyone in sight?…”

 

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The Guardian – The office lift

 

Office Lift

 

… Even in the most uninspiring of organisations, if there is a lift, there is the potential for romance. There is always the chance that the one person you fancy but rarely catch a glimpse of, will interrupt your post latte reverie. And that is when, if you are really lucky, the lift will get caught between floors….”

 

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The Guardian – My work space

 

Punt and Dennis

 

… Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis like to sketch out their comedy routines at the Royal Festival Hall. The scripts are finished now and the duo behind The Mary Whitehouse Experience, The Now Show and It’s Been A Bad Week are about to go on tour. They talked to Sandra Deeble…”

 

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