Category Archives: people

My Sister

Now this has the potential to be a sad tale so, as the Beatles once said, ‘Take a sad song and make it better.’  My sister died last Sunday, now that is sad, but I feel like celebrating her life … Continue reading

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So, I Left Home (3)

“So put me on a highway and show me a sign And take it to the limit one more time.”                                         … Continue reading

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So I Left Home

Now then. In Yorkshire that means hello. A couple of weeks ago I wrote a post called Are any of us where we set out to be?’   I ended it by saying I had left home at eighteen and … Continue reading

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Am I A Sucker?

Well, I maybe, but that will depend on your opinion of a sucker. At the age of about five my niece and I were called in from our game in the farmyard to watch the newly arrived television (circa 1961) … Continue reading

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Are Any of Us Where We Set Out to Be?

Do you find it amusing that some of us end our working lives in a completely different career to the one we originally chose? I’m not sure if I ever really wanted to be a teacher. From the age of … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Park

I had no intention of writing this, in fact I was going to write a little post about my visit to The Royal Opera House and the phenomenal Mariinksy Ballet, but as always I digress and that will have to wait … Continue reading

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Chickens Doing Well 

So I moved the chickens off the lawn and they seem to thriving, and of course it doesn’t matter if they chow up the grass in their new place. If your a bit lost then you might want to read … Continue reading

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