Monthly Archives: March 2015

Run, Forest, Run

On Sunday, I ran The Forest of Dean Half Marathon. For all those Wordpretzels out there who don’t know where that is, it’s in the west of England, very close to the Welsh border. The Forest of Dean is a … Continue reading

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(Awkward) Moment at (Almost) Voluntary Work

Wordpretzels, at the moment I spend my Wednesday evenings delivering at a college. Not any college, but one for people with physical disabilities, acquired brain injuries and associated learning difficulties. As usual, I breezed through the double automatic doors, trolley … Continue reading

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Great to see you, whoever you are.

I was just making my way into the shop to pay for my fuel as she was coming out. “Hello!” she cried, throwing her arms around me. She held me by the biceps, with a beaming smile on her face. … Continue reading

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Risky Business

Wordpretzels, many of you, no doubt, just like me, have to face the regular dangers of health and safety at work. Not  real risk of course, that’s  rare. Of course, making sure that people are safe in the workplace is an … Continue reading

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War Songs 19:14-19:18

A few weeks back, our friend Leo Saunders sent me a message asking if we would like to come and see him perform at The Guild Hall in Gloucester. Leo was part of the 90’s indie scene, so I was … Continue reading

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