Category Archives: Opinions

Satisfaction is not guaranteed

Today, Fandango asks “Are you satisfied with your life at the moment. If so, what is it that brings you the greatest satisfaction? If not, what might you do to achieve satisfaction in your life?” My Dad told me I … Continue reading

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Weight Issues: a reblog

Originally posted on pensitivity101:
Oh, this is such an everyday topic in the media. The latest is certain celebrities are up in arms as their names are being associated with a set of scales without their permission (read ‘can’t make…

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A Budget Post (non governmental)

Warning: Long Post: get yourself a cuppa and some biscuits. Coronavirus: Poorest forced to borrow more to get through crisis The above headline caught my eye this morning (link) and although it doesn’t actually say how many people were included in … Continue reading

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Film Review: Rambo, Last Blood

I bought this yesterday as we hadn’t had a new film for a while and as we’d seen the other 4, I was interested to see where they’d take the story. I’d read years ago that Clint Walker was going … Continue reading

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Relax……………… don’t do it!!

WARNING:  CORONAVIRUS RELATED Boris Johnson has outlined his ‘road map’ to relaxing the lockdown in the UK, and quite honestly, as far as we’re concerned, the brown stuff is now hyperactive and our anxiety levels are off the charts. We … Continue reading

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Stable, Door and Horse

NOTE: CORONAVIRUS CONTENT. IMO this should have been done at the onset of locking down the UK (source) especially as our PM chose not to close the ports, airports and Channel Tunnel. Of course holidays are going to be disrupted … Continue reading

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The Year That Changed Everything: Book Review

You may recall this post Well, I finished it last night, so here is my take. The above book is by Cathy Kelly, an author I have read a lot of over the years because I like her style of … Continue reading

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Misleading title

I saw a headline yesterday saying that due to the Coronavirus, household utility bills could rise by £32 per month  (source) That sent panic alarms, buttons, palpitations and heaven knows what else through my head as our utility bill for … Continue reading

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Now about that book I’m reading

I was given three books two Christmases ago and hadn’t picked up any of them. That changed a couple of nights ago when I thought maybe I ought to make the effort and do something different to blogging or playing … Continue reading

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Fourteen pounds on your weekly food bill

Apparently this is the figure the experts have come up with according to my neighbour who was watching TV (we don’t have one). To be honest, I can believe that on a family shop. Regular readers will know I’m a … Continue reading

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