Tag Archives: encouragement

  1. “you can do anything”…really?…

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    10/11/2013 by Sarah Ritchie

    Benjamin Franklin famously said “you can do anything you set your mind to“. This phrase sounds like it was coined …
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  2. darkest just before the dawn?…


    12/09/2013 by Sarah Ritchie

    Sunrise photo 1 by Sarah

    There is a popular philosophical phrase “the darkest hour is just before the dawn“, but is it true? My alarm …
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  3. never, ever give up…

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    03/09/2013 by Sarah Ritchie

    Diana Nyad

    Meet Diana Nyad. A 64 year old American endurance swimmer who – today – became the first person to swim …
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  4. you don’t have to be ‘great’, just determined…

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    05/02/2011 by Sarah Ritchie

    Did you see the recently released movie Made in Dagenham? Not a Hollywood blockbuster, but a true story of how …
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  5. be a smile-giver…

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    22/01/2011 by Sarah Ritchie

    A smile will cost you nothing and could change another person’s day. It take more muscles to frown than to …
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  6. a rolling stone…

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    16/01/2011 by Sarah Ritchie

    …gathers no moss (or long grass). This strapping example of a semi-vintage Jaguar sits in the front garden of a …
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  7. everybody has to start somewhere…


    13/01/2011 by Sarah Ritchie

    Born in Torquay, England, in 1890, Agatha Christie published her first book “The Mysterious Affair at Styles” in 1920. The …
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