Tag Archives: poor

Loss of a pound

Those of you familiar with my blog will know that we try not to waste anything, especially money. In the cottage at the end of our back corridor was floor to ceiling shelving full of DVDs and videos. Like our … Continue reading

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Christmas Pass

Bridget huddled into her thin coat against the wind. It was no match for the freezing temperatures, but all she had as she approached the main entrance to the supermarket. At least it was warm inside, and she intended to … Continue reading

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Charity in Excess

The Philippines typhoon still dominates the news, and our government is giving a further £10M in overseas aid. Shop counters support an array of collection boxes, and charity shop windows display a variety of posters giving instructions on how and … Continue reading

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