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2016: a year of loss

There is a lot of discussion about how 2016 has seen more celebrities dying than in previous years. A few weeks ago I was listening to More or Less on Radio 4 who proved that statistically there was no difference. … Continue reading

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The day after 

When I was growing up Boxing Day was always the time to really get to grips with my presents. I could try things out and play with each in turn. There was a great feeling of satisfaction in doing that … Continue reading

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A positive Christmas message

This isn’t the way I expected to be spending my Christmas. I have been lying on the sofa for the best part of four days now feeling rough, coughing and varying between hot and cold. I either have a bad … Continue reading

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A Christmas Eve thank you

It was the night before Christmas and all through the house not a creature was stirring, well except me and the gerbils. My other half is still trying to work out the Star Wars Lego in the advent calendar. We … Continue reading

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Not perfect just nice

We are just a few days away from Christmas and have you got everything to make it extra special? All the adverts are telling us what we need to make it a perfect day. We put so much into creating … Continue reading

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More than meets the eye

I sometimes like surprises. It is a wonderful moment when the unexpected happens and it makes you catch your breath. Yesterday I met a Special Constable who was very pleasant and looked just like other Specials. But when he opened … Continue reading

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What do you think?

I can see the finishing line in sight. After well over 300 blogs that I have written every day during 2016 I have only a handful left. Once I reach the 31 December I will have successfully completed my year … Continue reading

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