The Memoir Man Blog  
  • American investor Anthony Pompliano recently upset the sensitive world of the Twitterati with his list of habits of the most successful people he’s met. It read like a nine-point synopsis of every self-help or management motivational book you’ve never read. Of all the hundreds of sarcastic responses the Tweet elicited, my favourite came from Alex […]

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  • The mystery of Mr Grebbit has been solved. Benedict was very excited when a new classroom assistant joined the staff at his nursery. “Who’s the new man working in your classroom,” Mammy asked him. “That’s Mr Grebbit,” Benedict replied. It was a somewhat unusual name, we thought, but at the same time it seemed to suit […]

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  • It was an eventful shopping trip. But then they’re always memorable with three-year-old Benedict. Leaving my wife Lyndsey and baby Patrick on the ground floor, I persuaded him to come down with me to the men’s department in the basement of Binns department store by threatening to take his bananas off him if he didn’t. […]

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