Yorkshire field

Inspiring Yorkshire Women

She was so sad that she wept silent tears. The sort that just roll down your face and leak off your chin without you making a noise.  Tears of sheer sadness. I hope none of you ever have to weep this way.’

Juliet’s reaction to the desperate news that her beloved was dead, as described by my English teacher Mrs Burke.  A startling image that has stuck with me throughout the past 25 years.

Those of us who are lucky enough to have an instrumental tutor in our lives hold them dear.

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Yorkshire countryside

Seriously, just take a break

Sometimes the best solution is to do nothing.  To bury your head in the sand for a little while. Switch it all off.

That’s what I’ve just done having taken a long weekend break skiing in the Alps with my partner and my dad.

Before I did, I let my clients know I wouldn’t be available, turned off notifications on my phone and I resisted opening my inbox all weekend.

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