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Never Say Never

A couple of days ago I said to Paul ‘if there’s one thing that I can say with absolute certainty it is that I would never ever ever go into politics. There’s absolutely no way’.

The name calling, bickering, fighting that goes on within the political arena I find terribly off-putting and quite unnerving to be honest. It’s like the playground loud-mouth bullies have grown up, put on suits and declared they want to run the country.

Not for me. Never.

And then I stumbled across this – the very next day – in the TED watching session which I indulge in before getting out of bed in the morning… which can be a thought provoking, inspiring way to start the day.

In this very funny talk Sandi Toksvig talks about a political party that would absolutely spur me into going into politics.

Never say never.

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The Art of Conversation

I’ve been listening to TED talks this morning – in amongst making pancakes, birthday present shopping and assisting my kids with a new vid for their YouTube channel.

A fairly normal Sunday morning.

I always love a good TED talk and this morning’s batch were all loosely based around having conversations. So I thought I’d investigate. Try and find one that spoke to the art of conversation and how to be good at it.

And I found this. She’s great – witty, insightful and informative. I hope you enjoy it too.

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