Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Hand that Shook – Cultural Differences over Clasped Hands

What happens when cultures collide over the most innocent of things? How would you feel if someone refused your hand for religious reasons? How should I feel and what should I do in future? Your comments and advice are gratefully … Continue reading

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Bradford – A Rudderless Ship Stuck in a Mire of Bad Publicity

Bradford started August faced with bad news – we are seen as a ‘problem  city’: we are a divided, segregated and leaderless city which has failed to overcome past economic downturns, never mind the current mire. We are in a … Continue reading

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