What Do Women and Men Want When Thinking of Starting Their Own Business?

• Positive role models
• Support
• Information and training – back-up
• Flexibility
• Help with planning
• Choice of level of work – fast or slow at different times
• Marketing help
• No pressure
• 1:1 mentoring
• Online support
• No entry barriers – age, culture, training level etc

So does the company under consideration tick all these boxes and is the person who is introducing you to the company someone you want to work with and able themselves, or in a team that is able, to offer you the guidance training and support that you will need?

I said it was GOOD!!

My last post told you about my argument with the hot oven dish when cooking and indeed I went to bed with a very burnt and sore forearm that I’d treated relentlessly all evening with Aloe Vera Gelly. It was still tender and very sore as I settled to sleep. I know the Gelly is good but even so, I expected a disturbed night and a tender, blistered arm in the morning.

Well I woke well refreshed next morning and didn’t even remember what I’d done until I caught sight of my arm in the mirror and saw two red wealds each more than 2″ long and scarcely 1/2″ apart. . . but felt no sensitivity at all. I’ve kept using the Gelly and also Aloe Propolis Creme to moisturise and keep the germs away when I remember – which has not been very often. My arm was already feeling as good as new!

The trouble with cooking

So it was my turn to produce the evening meal. . . . usually the food behaves and cooks obediently without incident but tonight one of the hot dishes suddenly jumped out of my oven gloved hand, skittered across my ungloved fingers and bounced three times down my arm. . . at first I thought it wasn’t anything, just a glancing warmth but then the tenderness started and the pink/redness began to grow, so I rushed upstairs and belatedly began dousing myself in Aloe Vera Gelly.

Hopefully after lathering the Gelly on frequently tonight it will settle down and heal quickly.

Lesson of the day: Beware jumping dishes, they cause such trouble when cooking. . . keep Aloe Vera Gelly handy!

Coming home is HARD!!

Just started blogging…..Still dreaming of last December when I was in the sunshine and heat of Thailand, Australia and New Zealand, away for almost 6 weeks!The Reclining Buddha, Bangkok

Now I’m home and cold and its grey outside. Still I’m being taught the delights of blogging by Rebi and will distract myself from dreams

So this is my first entry and I’m learning all about Word Press and a whole new communication system.

Our trip started with 3 days in Bangkok, an amazing city. I loved the wonderful range of  stimuli from colours, smells and sights to sounds and hot sunshine on skin… A tour of the major temples turned in to a personalised trip for us as the only people being helped by a wonderful guide: Mr Morgan! He kindly enlightened us about many of the special things the city has and even demonstrated  folding the petals of a lotus flower bud for us. 

We took a daytime canal trip and an evening dinner cruise. In amongst it all we witnessed an array of magnificent opulence and gut wrenching poverty. Bangkok certainly has its share of them both.

Next stop Australia, but that’s for another day!