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Back to work?

When I was made redundant in 2001, it was only the second time I had to ‘sign on’ and become a Government Statistic of the unemployed. My previous experience in 1981 hadn’t been too bad, and I found a temporary … Continue reading

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Take me to your Leader

I wonder what the Extra Terrestrials would make of Our World today? Are we a prime target for invasion because of the discontent and unrest across our globe, or would they by-pass us because our world is in such a … Continue reading

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Revenge of the drenched

It’s very nice to appreciate what other people have, but as to those things fitting into my life, well, in most cases, no. I have no need for the latest in mobile phone and computer technology, or TV surround sound, … Continue reading

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It all makes sense now

So there you have it, my take on the five senses, Touch, Sight, Taste, Smell, and Hearing. In writing these, I have learned something more about myself and my view of life. I had once thought that if I lost … Continue reading

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Once in a life Time

I woke up this morning, and as is my usual habit, automatically looked at the illuminated display on our digital clock radio. It was early. Five thirty to be exact, but according to the dog’s body clock, it was time … Continue reading

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To Err is Human

Anyone can make a mistake. It’s human nature. From the guy hitting the wrong key and wiping millions off the stock market, to our choice of partner, buying a car or choosing a school for the kids.In today’s world, practically … Continue reading

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The Pawn of a Loose Woman

Loose woman definition: A promiscuous or disreputable woman – hussy, slut, strumpet, having low morals, sexually free.Whilst Olive here is far from the subject matter of my post today (I just like her pose), married or single, a girl can … Continue reading

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Muggin’ the mugwumps

There are some days when I wake up and find my back hurts, I’m feeling tired and pretty fed up for no apparent reason. My back problems began years ago, aggravated by too much ten pin bowling and carrying heavy … Continue reading

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Lap Dogs

Lap dogs are usually associated with tiny furballs such as chihuahuas, papillons or pomeranians. Some people refer to them as rats on a stick or fashion accessories (those who are polite anyway).

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The Last Day

Today is the Last Day of the year. Goodbye and good riddance to a lousy one for us. It got me thinking to a number of ‘Last Days’ I’ve experienced. I suppose the first Last Day I can remember was … Continue reading

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