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How to create a 3d pumpkin carving of John Terry

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ver the years I’ve had the opportunity to create some great pieces of art for a local sculpture company, and around this time of year, it’s great to see all the pumpkin carvings of all shapes and sizes being created. Last year I created a 3D pumpkin carving of Helio Gracie, however, as I won’t get the chance to carve one this year I decided I’d write about one I did a...

Are you living in your thoughts

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ave you ever been driving, got to your destination and can’t remember anything about the journey? Yep, me too! Why is that? Chances are you will have been thinking throughout the duration of the journey, you were living in your thoughts. The thing is, most of us spend over 80% of our time in our thoughts. That’s a long time in our imagination. Is this a good or a bad thing? This depends on...

How to improve your punching technique with slow motion video

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n this post I’ll describe how to improve your punching technique using slow motion video and the benefits of getting up first thing in the morning whilst doing exercise that you love. For the last few months, I have been struggling to motivate myself to do exercise. So with my Krav Maga instructor Sam, who was up for the weekend, he asked me if I wanted to do some pad work early on Sunday...

Pieces of life – A poem from the life of Ken Kitson

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uring 2009, my longtime friend Ken Kitson approached me to create a piece of artwork for his up and coming poetry book, Moods, Moments & Memories. This was to be a collection of fifty original poems which explored some of the closest moments and people throughout Ken’s life. As well as being a close friend since I was 17, Ken Kitson is a well known Yorkshire actor having starred in many...

The 11 Steps to Finding Success – Your foundation to do anything

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Learn the 11 Steps to Finding Success and coach yourself to succeed in any area of your life. he 11 Steps to Finding Success eBook is the foundation of what I do in every area of my life. I have read countless self-help books and entrepreneurial journeys which all describe how they have achieved success. There are two problems with this: 1. Success has different meanings for different people 2...

The Speakmans Workshops 2017 – Best Ever You Tour

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The Speakmans Workshops Announced For 2017 he Speakmans Workshops for 2017 were recently announced by Nik & Eva Speakman and they have released a limited number of dates and places. Last year I again went to see The Speakmans at their 2016 How To Be Happy Tour LIVE. It was a fantastic show, but for me it lacked the intimacy of their 2015 How To Be Happy Tour workshops which I loved. This...

3D Pumpkin Carving of Helio Gracie for Halloween

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t’s that 3D pumpkin carving time of year again. That time when the darker nights close in and my body clock changes. All I feel like doing is eating comfort food and wrapping up warm. It’s also the start of a great time of year with lots of traditions and creative opportunity. Amazing halloween 3D pumpkin carving Last year I created a 3D pumpkin carving of John Terry. Moving on from...

What is a Multipotentialite? It’s me!

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Deletion to Multipotentialite hat the heck is a multipotentialite? More on this in a minute, however, a week ago I announced on all my of my social media profiles that I was coming off them. At that point in time, I felt there were a lot of reasons for this. It is a situation I have been in before where I needed to clear my head, wipe the blackboard clean so I could look at things from a fresh...

The Speakmans Tour Review 2016 – Plus 7 essential tips to get the best out of their event

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or those of you who are considering going to see The Speakmans, here is my Speakmans Tour Review and 7 essential tips so that you can get the best out of going to see them. The Speakmans Tour Review 2016 – Bridgewater Hall I last went to see Nik & Eva Speakman at The Speakmans 2015 How to be Happy event in Nottingham last October in 2015. It was fair to say that this event totally...

My journey so far

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hilst writing the about page I realised that there was no way I could condense my journey so far into one super condensed paragraph! I will probably keep adding to this page, but I’ll try not to go into too much detail as I will be writing individual articles on the various topics mentioned here. For now, here is my journey so far . . . Computers, Organs & the outdoors Like everyone...

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