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The halfway point

I have reached the half way point in my challenge to myself to write a blog every day during 2016. So I thought it would be worth reflecting on what I have learnt so far after I have typed a … Continue reading

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Coping with grief

I wrote at the weekend about the challenge of saying goodbye. Then it was about having to hand back two little gerbils that I had been looking after. Tonight I am in the same place again only this time I … Continue reading

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The best from social media

There is a lot that is written about the negative aspects of social media from criminal activity taking place through to how it is damaging modern life. Today there came another example of how it can be a source for … Continue reading

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Keep talking for a brighter future

We heard more today about the post-referendum plan and what that will involve. The key element appears to be a task force that will be established and involve what are called ‘the best’ civil servants. I have been trying to … Continue reading

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Saying goodbye

I had to hand back to lovely little gerbils that I have been taking care of for the past week or so while their owner was away on holiday. Little furry rodents have always been part of my life and … Continue reading

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Asking for help

When did you last step in and help someone out? Did you stop and offer a hand to someone who was stranded or having a problem? Have you helped your neighbour by taking a parcel in? When someone asked you … Continue reading

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Finding the common ground

Two weeks ago I was in Rome as part of an EU funded research project. It seems a world away from today when I woke up to find that the referendum result meant we were going to be leaving the … Continue reading

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