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Pest Control and Sanitary Bins

Yep, that was this guy’s job, and surprisingly enough, it was all part of the same company he worked for. Shower and hair wash day today, and as I was about to start drying my hair, a male head popped … Continue reading

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All charged up, and the damn thing won’t go!

Hubby and I were out shopping this morning and had just parked the car in the Handyman’s carpark when we noticed a guy having a few problems with his mobility scooter. Abandoning our intent to purchase a short piece of … Continue reading

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I didn’t know him well

The phone call had Sad news to tell But I confess I didn’t know him well.

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The Old Future

The radio today was reporting on the threshold amount that the Elderly will be expected to pay in respect of their ‘care’. Last year, the sum being considered was £35,000 so that they did not need to sell their homes … Continue reading

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Loneliness

One of the main topics in the news last week was Loneliness. Most of the attention was focused on the elderly, those whose offspring have left the parental home, and/or a partner has died. Apparently, 30% of the UK population … Continue reading

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