In Confidence

Stop to question the status quo, with our fortnightly email In Confidence.

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When’s your next newsletter coming out? I enjoy them as it’s the only one I receive I read as they aren’t salesy and are thought provoking!

Melanie Goodman


Incidentally, I liked your writing style. It’s got some punch to it with an undercurrent of cantankerousness. I hope that’s not offensive?! ????

John Hibbs
St Peter Port


Your newsletter was really good! Loved the descriptions at the beginning. It had a really nice natural, personal style.

Nina Caplin


Really like the writing style in this mail. I found myself at the end of a reasonably long email without having thought “how much more of this is there?”. Reads really well and there’s plenty of hooks to investigate further.


As always, lots to conjure with. I especially related to the “Earth versus economy” section. I have forwarded to my daughter who is a big advocate of the circular economy.


That was spectacular. Will this content be on your website? It really is great stuff.

Recent emails

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What do you sacrifice for work?

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Where’s the fun in kale salad?

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Control less, influence more

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Take ownership, for goodness’ sake

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The North Wind and the Sun, Aesop’s moral on change

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ChatGPT is an answer to the wrong question

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Stop to notice, what happened this week?

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Would you stand for this beeping nonsense?

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Tea bags, a crackpot idea for a grave worry

Goldfish jumps from bowl

How it’s not always good to be ‘normal’