Category Archives: people

When I was a DJ (we had the ‘Birdy Song’)

Now you may ask how did a scruffy little Yorkshireman end up as the ‘Disco King of Yorkshire’   Ok, so we have to go back a ways, do you remember SILH (8) A Desperate Finale ? Well, after that little … Continue reading

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A Dangerous Walk, a Fitbit and 26,000 Steps

Goathland near Whitby on the North Yorkshire moors is probably best known for an old T.V. series called Heartbeat as the series was filmed there. I know it best for walks and as I hiked in the footsteps of my ancestors … Continue reading

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Am I Under Attack from Mr Putin?

I know your all shocked! After all I only post once a week, but I wondered if anyone else is witnessing a cyber attack (thought I’d join in the Media hysteria) There are certain people and my research points to … Continue reading

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Jersey (Back Again)

It was April 14th 1976 when I first landed in Jersey, Channel Islands and if you’ve read my previous post ‘So I left Home’ and ‘So, I left Home (2)‘ you’ll know where that ended up. You may have realised that … Continue reading

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Why Women Shouldn’t be Allowed to Vote

First of all they have fathers, husbands and brothers, so why do they need to vote? We men can look after the complicated stuff. If they got the vote, what next? They’ll want to be politicians, lawyers, could you imagine … Continue reading

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Bloggity, Blog, Blog

I really couldn’t think of a title. I was wondering about blogs and this thing called niche, I don’t have a niche, something comes into my head and I research it and I write it. The problem is there is … Continue reading

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Not the Oscars, but an Award is an Award

So on Wednesday it was the College Awards and although Construction is often overlooked they decided that the Carpentry team was the best team in College. OK, I was surprised, but actually quite ‘chuffed’ as we say in Yorkshire. The … Continue reading

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world arthritis day

Originally posted on Streets On Pointe:
Due to world arthritis day in couple of days I would like to say some things about dance and how dancing could relieve the pain of arthritis Having a waltz around the room or…

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SILH (10) Lets Join the Foreign Legion (Part 2)

Ahh, breakfast in Paris, OK it wasn’t the Champs-Elysees, but the bread and coffee was good. After a few days Corporal Yarring told us we were taking the night train to Aubagne, Marseille, the Legion’s headquarters and selection. Selection!? No … Continue reading

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SILH (9) Lets Join the Foreign Legion (Part 1)

I enjoyed sharing my experiences in the SILH series so I thought I’d write a little more (narcissism? Hmmm) Anyway, I had returned to Jersey after the Spanish adventure SILH (1to 8) and I met a very pretty girl, so that was … Continue reading

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