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The Daunting Prospect Of Getting Back Into The World Of Work

The Daunting Prospect Of Getting Back Into The World Of Work

This is my second guest article for Judith Sharman of Well Tree Learning. 
There are many schools of thought on women in the workplace. I never had any expectations that when I gave up work to have a family,  I would one day go back to work. I was a stay-at-home Mum for about fourteen years and in retrospect, they were the best years of my life as I nurtured and managed my family and home. This article is a very real experience. My career came in later life and continues after 'retirement'.  But the term 'retirement' is another hot topic. Q. What actually is retirement? 

We will leave that for another day . . .

Another associated article was published after mine. http://www.well-tree-learning.co.uk/articles/value-of-stay-at-home-parents


On her Well Tree Learning site Judith focuses on three main areas:
You & Your Workplace, You & Your Family, and Coaching and Consultancy. Take a look around the site. there …

An evening cruising down the River Dee with the FSB.in Chester

It was 'all aboard' on Friday - a beautiful evening and just the weather for a cruise down the River Dee in Chester on the Lady Diana Showboat.
The evening was organised by the Federation of Small Business (FSB) North Wales and Chester Region as a social/networking event, with the emphasis on 'social'.And it did not disappoint.
The Lady Diana was moored up at a landing stage opposite the Souters Lane roundaboutChris Caroe -Toastmaster was M.C. for the evening and lent a special air to the event in his smart uniform. Guests were greeted by a gaily decorated boat. Bunting sponsored by Bunting Queen. Joanna & Ralph of KinchPrint, and the  committee, safely welcomed everyone on board before we sailed away from the calm shores of the River Dee into the sunset. All in the safe hands of the unflappable captain and crew.


The Saga Louts ('Classical Entertainment for the less discerning ear') gave us non-stop easy-listening music;catering was excellent; the buntin…

New Blooms in Rosalie's Rose Garden

Lots of activity in Rosalie's  rose-garden of ideas. Lots blooming with the publishing date of the new Lifelong Learning:Personal Effectiveness Guides drawing ever closer.This prompted me to update the website. I am pleased to announce that I will be back in Waterstones this summer. Thankfully Waterstones has been saved and we can all continue to enjoy our usual quiet browse among the shelves. Waterstones Wrexham have been able to confirm a book event date of Saturday September 3rd.12-4. Waterstones Llandudno confirmed a date of Saturday October 1st. 12 Noon onwards and invited me to go along in August as well! We promptly booked Saturday August 20th 12 Noon onwards.These visits to Waterstones will be followed by the 2nd Authors Day and Book Fest at the Quay Hotel and Spa in Deganwy.Saturday October 8th 10:am -4pm. It is a lovely setting the event will be upstairs with fantastic views over the estuary across to Conwy Castle. Author Jean Mead is once again organising this exciting ev…