Karen Toms

Posts with Month: November 2010

Happy St Andrew’s Day

I love Scotland so I thought I’d celebrate St Andrew’s Day with a snowy Scottish castle.

Scottish castle in the snow

A snow covered Scottish castle

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Happy St Andrew’s Day

An exquisite legacy of love

The Duchess of Windsor's jewellery on sale

Elegant Wallis

I’m fascinated by the sale of some of Wallis, Duchess of Windsor’s jewels by Sotheby’s.

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An exquisite legacy of love

Innovation written on a blackboard

I recently attended a conference about innovation in the leisure marine industry.

There was a great selection of speakers and it was fascinating to learn about breakthrough developments and new inventions. I couldn’t help but be inspired, not just by the progress, but by the amount of commitment, energy and dedication these individuals had put into fulfilling their ideas.

As I left the conference, I thought about how I could put my learning into practice in everyday business. Read more ›

Adnams beer from the coast campaign

A new initiative for the blog is my Brand of the Month. Each month I’ll be featuring a brand that has caught my eye or captured My interest.

The brand of the month for November is Adnam’s Brewery – a company that I’ve long admired.

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My Tank Française Watch

Cartier Tank Francaise Watch

My Favourite Birthday Present

I had lots of lovely gifts for my 40th last week but the pièce de résistance was the Cartier Tank Française watch which I received from my partner, Richard.

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My Tank Française Watch

Autumn leaves

Autumn leaves 2010

What a colourful Autumn we've had!

Before the wild winds we’re having blow them all away, I wanted to comment on how glorious the autumn leaves have been this year.

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Autumn leaves