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New Light On Cults

My new book, which explores why people join and stay in religious cults, “New Light on Cults,” is now available in e-book and paperback formats on amazon.com via https://amzn.to/2VUoIUw and also on amazon.co.uk via https://amzn.to/2RqTINr

Lovely Winter Flowering Shrubs UK

Two garden shrubs are currently in flower this winter: The winter jasmine‘s showing an abundance of bright yellow flowers. It’s an easy to maintain shrub needing minimal care. During the summer, its green foliage covers an good area of a south-west facing wall providing protective cover for small birds. Another shrub needing only minimal care, […]

Dahlia Annual or Perennial

Are dahlias annuals or perennials? Annual dahlias can become perennials; it depends on how successful their over-wintering is. I purchased a dozen annual dahlia plug-plants early in the summer.  They were a mix called ‘harlequin’. Once they flowered in late summer (they seemed to be held back by the unusually prolonged, very hot  weather), they […]

Bullying Behaviour & How to Deal With It

Bullying behaviour – what to expect and how to deal with it. A warning. Bullies are destroyers. At first, they can seem like perfectly reasonable, even charming people, but it’s not long before the cracks begin to show. A vindictive bully will steadily demoralise and destroy everything and everyone around him or her. The current […]

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