I can admit it. Throughout my life I, like the majority of us, have been the target of salespeople. Yes, a minority with ulterior motives but a majority who are doing their job for the right reasons Whether it was that annual subscription to the World Wildlife Fund as a child (Thank you ‘Blue Peter’)… Continue reading INFLUENCE
Two stories this week have resonated with me as well as creating much discussion online. The first involved a male Doctor who was jailed for ‘90 sexual assaults’ on patients during ‘unnecessary medical examinations’. The second involved the ‘former’ Finance Secretary within the Scottish Government. Both stories are very much connected through the abuse of… Continue reading Why do the few do so much damage? Because the many, often do nothing.
Well, as they say, “That’s all folks”. I appear to have blinked twice since 1987 and here I am 30 years later retiring from a career that has given me so much. I’ve had many roles in my time, which seems relevant as my first police collar number was PC 57-D and just like the reference… Continue reading PC 57-D signing off
Nearly a week has passed since many of us sat and watched ‘The Seduction Game’ on BBC Scotland. A disturbing but yet memorising programme which highlighted the existence of so-called ‘seduction coaches’ who are selling courses to other men on how to bed as many women as quickly as possible. I use the word memorising… Continue reading A need to move from anger to action…..
How would you respond to a friend or someone you know who discloses a rape or sexual assault? How would you react? Sexual violence is something that we all need to be aware of. That’s a bold statement don’t you think? Why do we all need to be concerned about rape? Why should we need… Continue reading What do I say?