The smallest steps lead to the biggest changes

The Breaking of the Shell

The Breaking of the Shell by Barry Durdant-Hollamby

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Sophie Janes 'The Fog'

Sophie Janes 'The Fog'


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Sophie Janes launches 'The Fog'

24th October 2015 12:26

On Thursday October 22nd, emerging UK singer-songwriter Sophie Janes launched a limited edition promotional CD version of her debut album 'The Fog'. Featuring live versions of tracks from the...

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10,000 events on Merlin's Diary getting closer

15th April 2013 18:07

We are now just under 50 event listings away from achieving the 10,000th event listing mark on That's a lot of people who have been connected with inspirational event...

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Merlin's Diary 2012

28th November 2012 09:54

13,500 unique visitors (an increase of nearly 50% on 2011) have visited in the last 12 months, spending on average approx 8 minutes per visit and visiting at least...

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Archbishop Desmond Tutu

So behind with blog posts here! Anyway, the latest has to say that we interviewed Archbishop Desmond Tutu in the latest Merlin's Diary podcast and he was fantastic. What an honour. You can hear the interview in full here:

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So much going on...

Taking The Way of Peace to Kenya was amazing. As was doing values and strategy work with the International Peace Initiatives team over there. Since then we've been hard at work with clients, and Winnie and I have been putting together our new relationship website - We are launching this after 17 years of coaching and counselling, to help couples...

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"In oneself lies the whole world and if you know how to look and learn, the door is there and the key is in your hand. Nobody on earth can give you either the key or the door to open, except yourself."

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Sophie Janes

You can keep up to date with all the latest Sophie Janes news, videos, releases etc via her facebook page or on her website



Barry & Winnie Durdant-Hollamby have been coaching people through crises and processes of change for nearly 20 years. Specialising in relationship work and personal transformation, they have applied their methodologies in both individual and organisational settings.  

AVAILABLE VIA 1-1 in their consulting room in East Sussex, or across the world via EMAIL or PHONE. SEE 'COACHING SESSIONS' in SHOP (above) for more details.


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The smallest steps lead to the biggest changes; to us that means every single order, of whatever size,  contains the potential to change the world.

We, the partners in The Art of Change, try to deal with every order within 24 hours,  hand pack them all ourselves and even deliver them to our local post office.

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