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My work for the next 2 days launching human trafficking awareness training in one of the hotels I look after..... +Shiva Foundation

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+Ian Prowell At some stage, when my 2 days of awareness training are completed I'll send you my 'journey' , links and my emotions along this way.....it's been both enlightening and distressing, in equal measures.... 
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....too funny!....
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Tiny village in 'deepest darkest Surrey'....epic firework display....and awesome bonfire..... #nobodydoesitbetter
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Run done.....3.5 miles running....no walking...... #RunEveryDay. #RunHappy. :)
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Looks like you went around the field more than once.
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Oh dear......the bikes found a different route to the pub.....the teleporter is excellent beer....
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it was an honour knowing Vic - he was part of the Scout family in Dorking when I first moved here nearly 30 years ago.....he was an amazing chap, who had lived an incredible life - hard to believe what he, and all the other people who fought in the world wars went through, from our 'luxurious' lives of the 21st century. I heard him talk one time about his time during Dunkirk, I don't think there was a dry eye when he'd finished - truly incredible and awe-inspiring. I'll be raising a glass of wine and having a piece of chocolate tonight in honour of his memory....RIP Vic, you were an inspiration.....
One of the last remaining survivors of the Royal Navy's Dunkirk rescue operation has died aged 99. Vic Viner, who spent six days and nights on the beaches during the Second World War rescue mission...
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+LD Williams so true.
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Well that's an interesting breaking news story from the BBC!

মিরপুরে জঙ্গী আস্তানায় পুলিশের অভিযান, নিহত ১ - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37257138
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বাংলাদেশের রাজধানী ঢাকার মিরপুরে সন্দেহভাজন জঙ্গীদের এক আস্তানায অভিযানের সময় একজন সন্দেহভাজন জঙ্গী নিহত হয়েছে, আহত হয়েছে তিন পুলিশ সদস্য। ঢাকা মহানগর পুলিশের একজন মুখপাত্র মাসুদুর রহমান জানিয়েছেন, পুলিশের এই অভিযান এখনো চলছে। আহত পুলিশ সদস্যদের মধ্যে ঢাকার রূপনগর থাকার ভারপ্রাপ্ত কর্মকর্তাও রয়েছেন।
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Now a 404
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...so in February this year something had to be done, both the husband and I had gained a lot of weight, my clothes were getting too tight and I was determined not to go back into size 16 trousers, however, being more than middle-aged it's just so much more difficult to lose weight, plus the fact
I love food, I love cooking and we eat well. I did a lot of research into different diets, I'd watched the Hairy Bikers diet programmes and decided that was the way to go: home-cooked food, great flavours......let's give a whirl and see how we do.
Bought the first two books and off we started. To begin with we just changed our evening meal, the portion size and very little pasta/potatoes/ rice was a bit of a shock to the system, but we got into the habit of it, and slowly but surely the weight started to shift. ...I added running into the equation 68 days ago.....even more weight loss.....I could probably have achieved my self-imposed target by now if I'd stuck to water instead of wine or beer, but hey, a girl's got to live! Thank you hairy bikers, I'm at a weight I haven't been in 15+years and am wearing clothes in a size smaller than I did all those years ago......30lbs gone, 14 to go...... #happydays
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Over 500km run this year, 320 of those in the last 68 days.....I'm at 65% of my weight loss target and I've spent the same amount on new clothes and running and a bit of cycling gear as I have run in kms.....oh my! 😁
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....bit slower today, them there cows are a bit big.... discretion rather than valour so walked through the herd....
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Still a faster pace than the other day
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So, I live in a village in 'deepest, darkest Surrey'. Between Brockham and Strood Green there are some 2500 residents. There is a church, a school, a butcher, a pub, a restaurant, 2 village shops, a village hall, a village club and a hairdressers....there's a village green, a single track bridge into the village so there is no access for huge vehicles; it's a quintessentially English village. Each year, for Guy Fawkes, there is a traditional bonfire built by local residents, there is a torch-lit procession (with flaming torches, which light the fire), the roads are closed and over 20,000 people make their way to this tiny village to witness a fantastic fire and one of the best firework displays in the South-East of England. Over £20,000 is raised for local charities and local families in need. During the run up to the 'big day' (the Saturday nearest to November 5th), some of the people who have built the fire stay on guard all night to ensure its not lit early. This evening, the bonfire boys and girls had worked until around 5.30pm doing the last bits and pieces, the guards were not yet in place, so a couple of the village idiots decided they would try and set the fire off early.....although one side was 'properly alight' the local fire brigade arrived and put out the fire, they used thermal cameras to check right into the middle of the fire to ensure there was no hot spots, and hosed more water into it as a precaution. Luckily the great and good of the fire brigade put out the fire, there will be a fantastic fire on Saturday night. The idiots will be found and the £20,000 raised and given away to local people and charities will happen.....the numpties have been thwarted.....
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I've only been the once as well and agree, crowds are mad
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Day 2 #RunEveryDay challenge done and dusted....5 miles in 55'...perfect start to a Sunday! :)

Check out my run on Strava: https://www.strava.com/activities/731541728/shareable_images/photo_based/427446/1/94c881fc-9f29-493f-a003-1013884f1ce8?hl=en-GB&v=1475396662
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For goodness sake, this is not 'news', it has absolutely no impact on how the world works. People are suffering in Syria, there is a migration crisis that is having a massive effect on Europe, North Korea are testing nuclear weapons, and goodness only knows what Putin and Trump are doing.....but the separation of some blinking celebrities is 'news'.....for goodness sake, get a life everyone and put your energies into events that matter, that have an impact on our lives and the world in which we live.....rant over!
Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from Brad Pitt "for the health of the family" and citing irreconcilable differences, says her lawyer.
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All that wealth and it would appear that neither of them can afford a decent hairdresser.
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HR and Training Consultant
Employment
  • Self-employed
    HR & Training Consultant, 2001 - present
  • Express by Holiday Inn Dartford
    General Manager, 1999 - 2001
  • Thistle Hotels
    Ops Manager, 1999 - 1999
  • Holiday Inn London Gatwick
    Accommodation Services Manager, 1994 - 1999
  • Burford Bridge Hotel
    1987 - 1987
  • Trusthouse Forte
    1984 - 1987
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Brockham, Surrey
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Mirfield, West Yorkshire - Liverpool - Leiston, Suffolk - Manchester - Dorking, Surrey - Spittal of Glenshee - Fairmount, Illinois
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Education
  • Manchester Metropolitan University
    Hospitality Management, 1982 - 1984
  • Huddersfield New College
    Hospitality, 1980 - 1982
  • Mirfield High School
    1976 - 1980
  • Leiston Middle School
    1974 - 1976
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Recovery 5km on the rebounder....91 miles to achieve 700km!

Time to reflect, before we carry on.
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The pilot of a Hawker Hunter is pulled from the burning wreckage of his plane which has crashed at Shoreham Airshow in West Sussex.

Family in France forgets girl at Drome motorway stop - BBC News
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A family heading for the south of France drive 150km (93 miles) before realising they left their three-year-old daughter at a motorway picni

Hayling Island's only ferry stops crossings - BBC News
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The only ferry linking an island off Hampshire to Portsmouth stops operating, with the company set to appoint administrators.

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Play Fantasy Cycling against your friends. A full season of racing with great prizes to be won throughout the year.

Mole Valley cycling events sabotaged with tacks thrown in the road
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VANDALS have targeted two Mole Valley cycling events in the last month with tacks thrown in the road. Police received reports of sharp objec

Lovely meal, great service....a perfect end to our trip to Venice.
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Great place, open later, perfect for late night arrival in Venice. Serves food until 1am, not 2 am as per website. No jazz, at least not when we were there.......and an assortment of bras hanging from the ceiling!
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Great curry house....The Royal Lamb is truly superb! :)
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Great food, interesting service!
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Service was very slow, had to ask for bread and a spoon.....
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Using Goggle Maps and Trip Advisor found this gem of a bar before our trip. It as excellent, tapas was great and very reasonably priced as were the beers and sangria.
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