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Learn how to Talk Like TED

Learn how to Talk Like TED just like I did. Get this book and learn all the tricks of the trade.  Talk Like TED: The 9 Public Speaking Secrets of the World’s Top Minds TED talks have redefined the elements of a successful presentation and become the gold standard for public speaking around the world. TED…
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Inspirational Series: Ex ICE MAIDENS

Inspirational Series: Ex ICE MAIDENS In this edition of the Inspirational Series I thought it would great to have a look at the ICE MAIDENS, in particular their team leader Major Natalie Taylor.  This inspirational group of women are attempting to become the first all-female team to ski coast-to-coast across Antarctica in November 2017. I have…
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Why I Swim?

Why I Swim? “Swimming is normal for me. I’m relaxed. I’m comfortable, and I know my surroundings. It’s my home” Michael Phelps So why I swim? I always found it easy in the water even as a young boy I liked it I felt safe, I used to dive down just to see how long…
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Mini Documentary: Simon Harmer

Mini Documentary: Simon Harmer Mini Documentary: Simon Harmer I was approached by Alice to help her make a short documentary about what happened to me and how it effected my life. Alice studied Journalism at Winchester University and chose me as the subject for her final project . Alice literally did everything  interviewing, filming and editing…
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TEDxRoyalTunbridgeWells

TEDxRoyalTunbridgeWells – A Leap of Faith TEDxRoyalTunbridgeWells proudly presents ‘Leap of Faith’. A day of inspirational, exciting and thought-provoking talks from a range of speakers on a number of diverse topics. Our aim is to showcase Royal Tunbridge Wells to the world and bring the world to Royal Tunbridge Wells. In 2015, at Skinner’s Kent…
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Waitrose Documentary

Waitrose Documentry I was asked by one of my close friends if I would help out with a project she was working on for Waitrose.  We spent the day filming up at one of the Waitrose Farms called Leckford Estate which is located near Stockbridge, Wiltshire. Leckford is set in a really beautiful area, my…
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Anatomy of a Soldier

Anatomy of a Soldier Harry Parker Faber & Faber A tour de force. In this brilliant and beguiling novel Harry Parker sees the hidden forces that act on the bodies and souls of combatants and non-combatants. These pages are dangerous but they contain compassion and sorrow too. There is wonder here at what men have…
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AFPST

AFPST   The Armed Forces Para-Snowsport Team (AFPST) – formerly the Combined Services Disabled Ski Team (CSDST) – is a charitable organisation, run by military and ex-military volunteers, which uses adaptive alpine skiing, snowboarding and Nordic/biathlon, to enhance the recovery of Wounded, Injured and Sick (WIS) personnel, both serving and veteran. It reintroduces the spirit…
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