When bad things happen in the festive period…

I love Christmas. My previous blog showed that I do and my memories of it are deep and powerful. I also realise that Christmas is not for everyone, is not celebrated in every culture or belief system and for millions it’s a very unhappy time of year.

I’m looking forward…

What does Christmas really mean to you?

It’s almost that time again. This week I’ve been talking to my children about Christmas lists and as they get older, they find this task more difficult as they struggle to think of what they want.

Many of the things they want are not like traditional ‘presents’ any more e.g…

David & Georgia — Georgia was born in 2001.

The 20th anniversary of 9/11 is upon us and I can hardly believe it. I wasn’t there, I wasn’t personally affected by it however somehow that awful day affected many of us globally. It was one of those moments when we could remember where we were.

I was in a…

SWINDON’S RAILWAY VILLAGE — THANKS TO LIS MCDERMOTT FOR THE IMAGE

SWINDON — have you ever heard of it? In many parts of the world I can almost guarantee you will not have heard of it. It’s my home, it’s been my home and the base of my professional life since 1991. That’s 30 years. I was not born here.

Swindon…

The road to success is not just about money — it’s about people…

I do have a guilty pleasure aside from loving TV and that’s a series where successful business owners go back to the shop floor or who spend some time finding out how other people, usually less fortunate or less wealthy, live.

There have been several of these series over the…

Fiona Scott

Fiona has been a UK journalist for more than 30 years as well as being a freelance tv producer director. She’s also had her own media consultancy since 2008.

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