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So far Clive Wilson has created 18 blog entries.

The Kindness of My Favourite Teacher

My favourite teacher was defined by her kindness. The rumour circulated by my friends was that you definitely didn't want to go into Mrs Penman’s class. Any other class but hers. What is it with little kids? Where do they hear all these stories about cruelty in the classroom? But at seven years of age [...]

By |2016-04-23T20:15:15+13:00April 23rd, 2016|Kindness|

Reality Check

We all need a reality check from time to time. A significant one for me took place many years ago somewhere between cracked pepper and pyjamas. My wife Lorraine won a competition that saw us spending a weekend in a flash hotel in Auckland with all meals provided. Unfortunately on the same weekend, Lorraine’s father [...]

By |2019-03-13T07:14:03+13:00April 18th, 2016|Reality|

No Noisy Chefs

Chefs have got to be noisy in the kitchen to be any good at what they do. At least that’s what reality TV has led us to believe. My best restaurant experience however, dispels that illusion. Some years ago my wife and I were given an amazing gift from our family; dinner at The French [...]

By |2019-03-13T07:14:03+13:00April 14th, 2016|Humility|

Dropped Pass to International Glory

Nehe Milner-Skudder made his World Cup debut with the New Zealand Rugby Team at last year’s Rugby World Cup in England. There was a lot of interest around how this exciting young winger would perform. Sadly though, his first game was mostly remembered for him dropping a crucial pass that otherwise would have resulted in [...]

By |2019-03-13T07:14:03+13:00February 24th, 2016|Taking Responsibility|