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January 2012

Avoiding wasted worry and living life with purpose…

Stefan Wissenbach

My teenage son and I sat down last night for a cozy fireside chat. He has an exciting couple of years ahead of him as he finishes his studies and has a ‘gap’ year overseas. He was really worried about what would happen after that – especially when in these difficult times young people are finding it increasingly challenging when they leave college. It was clear that his worry and concern was overshadowing his short-term thoughts and actions. I think this sometimes happens…

Is it time to bounce back?

Stefan Wissenbach

As we approach the half way point in January, many people will have broken their new year’s resolutions and will be back to their old ways.  They wanted to make positive change in their lives, realised how good it would be if they could follow through and make it happen, but

Cooking up a magical 2012…!

Stefan Wissenbach

On New Years Eve, I set my good friend Bart and our sons a challenge – cook a 7 course, high quality restaurant standard meal for us all to enjoy!  Bearing in mind that neither Bart nor any of our 5 sons (aged 12 to 17) have any cooking experience and that each was responsible for cooking one course, to them, this initially seemed almost impossible!  However, after a proper briefing and planning meeting, 6 hours of preparation, all 7 wonderful courses were…

It’s a New Year and there’s magic in the air!

Stefan Wissenbach

Having just returned from a thoroughly enjoyable and gastronomic New Year’s break with some good friends, I wanted to wish you all a happy, prosperous and healthy start to 2012.  It’s that time when we all tend to take stock of the year behind us and to plan for the one ahead, often with every intention

The Dream Achiever Competition

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The Magic Future Foundation

The Magic Future Foundation