Property, Prizes and Pink Raffle Tickets – all for The Big Issue

Clients ask me all the time “what makes a good property investment and do you think this one will be OK”?   The short answer is usually “I don’t know”…no-one knows in advance whether any investment’s projections will come true or not, only hindsight will tell.   You can do your own due diligence, you can meet others who have done it and ask them why, you can quiz them till their brains hurt but in the end you just have to make a decision – are you in or out?   All I can tell you is that I was a woman […]

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Eight Ways To Be Nice To People

  I found this lovely article in The Big Issue this week; it’s by Helena Drakakis.   I hope you enjoy it. Tell someone how good they look.   How many times do people recognise when you’ve made the effort? The answer probably is not that many. It’s great to receive a compliment, and it feels great to give one, too. Cook for someone. This is simple but effective. Invite a friend round and cook them a meal. You’ll save money on food and you’ll get brownie points for the personal touch. There’s nothing like a home-cooked meal, a bottle of wine […]

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