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The axeman of life smashes the frame

A hard few days

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The heat rises…

Has the plastic message finally got through? Is the current heat making anyone worried? Do the wildfires in Spain signify more than a terrifying situation caused by ignorance and lazy behaviour with someone’s cigarette end? Is the American toe dipped … Continue reading

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June will say goodbye to May

Trials and turmoils ending in tears and yet a sense that worse is to come on the political front; where do we go from here?

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Mayhem over?

  So it’s been a crazy month for British politics and still no end in sight; my mind suddenly started singing “Where do we go from here?”  whilst reciting a tiny snippet of Shakespeare recalled from English Literature at school: … Continue reading

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Closing 2018

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Gilets Jaunes, Yellow Vests…garments to symbolise power to the people?

The on-going action in France to protest about the increasing taxes on vehicle fuel have made an impact which perhaps politicians failed to foresee.

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The Beast from the East….Blizzards require bread but beware processed foods!

With days of official meteorological advance warning the bad weather was expected so the rush was on to buy up bread stocks…bread-buying made a headline news item! Always a good idea to have a reasonable larder of long-life foods to … Continue reading

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Why are we in such a mess about childhood…and parenting?

This subject has been hanging around in my head for many years but recent events have exacerbated the “itch”…Clearly there’s a mix-up in education which confuses the uniqueness of childhood with the delivery of education…as if there is only one … Continue reading

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The news and other events…

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July 2017…one hundred years ago….

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