Monthly Archives: January 2016

Bowie – I Never Knew I Cared.

Lying in bed in the dark, just the light of the radio alarm clock illuminating my face. 6.50am, the radio clicks on and the presenters on BBC Radio 5Live are chatting, sounding bright and vibrant, despite the early hour. Then, … Continue reading

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The Tale of the Loose Canon and The Old Meg Clog Dancers

Yesterday evening, we had the pleasure of being invited to Master George’s 18th family birthday party. This wasn’t one of those usual 18th birthday parties where all the adults sit in the kitchen whilst hormonally charged youths consume their single … Continue reading

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Not All Hot Air

Dear Mr Dyson, You may remember my letter from last year referring to your Air Blade hand dryer and the unsubstantiated claims about its ability to dry your hands in 10 seconds. After a recent visit to Cribbs Causeway in … Continue reading

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Happy New What d’yer call it

It’s 2016. So how did you say that in your head? In the 1990s, people talked about ‘the new millennium’ – we considered a thousand years in one statement. We had ‘the year two thousand’, not ‘two thousand’ or ‘twenty … Continue reading

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Rural Spaceman’s 2015

So, here I am in 2016, with a cup of peppermint tea and some yoghurt, fruit and nuts for breakfast, the usual habits of somebody into the second day of January and determined to end the year as a sleek, … Continue reading

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