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Tagged With: London

How I managed with dyslexia as a firefighter

When I started work as a firefighter, I wasn’t in a position where I had to do a lot writing for or to other people. At school I taught myself how to memorize things in a most amazing way, because I struggled to read. I listened very well in meetings and when I was briefed … Continue reading »

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Should Donald Trump be barred entry into the UK?

Here in the UK, tens of thousands of people have signed a petition calling on MPs to impose a bar on Mr Trump. It follows the Republican frontrunner’s call for a “total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our country’s representatives can figure out what is going on”. Donald Trump’s anti-Muslim rhetoric extended … Continue reading »

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IAAF head Coe seeks doping answers from Russia

Sebastian Coe, the head of world athletics, said he had given the Russian athletics federation until the end of the week to respond to a report into alleged widespread doping in the country that could lead to their suspension from the Olympic Games. The independent commission of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Monday recommended … Continue reading »

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Psychology of Motivations

At last weeks book signing in London I read a passage about one of the most traumatic days of my firefighting career form my book ‘Firefighting from within’. The chapter is called ‘Psychology of Motivations’ and you can see it on this months video blog (vlog). To learn more you can check out my book “Firefighting from within”, meanwhile … Continue reading »

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Last call…

So here we go! Last call for people to come along to my book signing this evening in London at the Holiday Inn Hotel -Camden Lock. If you come along you will get a free signed copy of my book ‘Firefighting from within’ as a thank you for coming along. So just as a reminder here are the details … Continue reading »

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Free book at next weeks book signing in London

Only one week to go before my book signing in London at the Holiday Inn Hotel -Camden Lock. If you come along you will get a free signed copy of my book ‘Firefighting from within’ as a thank you for coming along. So just as a reminder here are the details again: When: Wednesday 30th September 2015 … Continue reading »

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Three weeks to go for ‘Firefighting from within’ Book signing event

Just to let you all know that it is only three weeks left to go before my book signing event for my book ‘Firefighting from within’. It would be great to see you there and here is a reminder of the details: When: Wednesday September 30th 2015 at 06:00 pm Where: Holiday Inn – Camden Lock, 30 Jamestown … Continue reading »

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Where are our leaders?

I got invited to an event recently called ‘Voting does not benefit the black community and never has’ which took place last weekend in London, England. I could not attend this debate because I was not in the UK at the time however the statement got me thinking a few questions: 1) Isn’t it our … Continue reading »

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