STORIES: PEOPLE

My Dots Are Raised

March 23rd, 2020|

The oven packed up. Why does this always happen when you have chopped up enough vegetables to sustain an anaerobic digester for a week? That's what [...]

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Twenty Questions

March 10th, 2020|

A good part of my life is spent on matters to do with #Fund Raising. It's a tough old game so I'm sympathetic to anyone faced [...]

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The Hairy Eared Hound

March 2nd, 2020|

Children's literature is the best. When The Son was growing up, I loved reading to him. I do a pretty passable #Eeyore. Some have even commended [...]

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Blind Date

February 19th, 2020|

"I guess that not being able to see makes dating a whole lot easier," a one-time only dinner date suggested. "I mean. It wouldn't matter to [...]

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The Long Way Round

February 3rd, 2020|

What could be nicer than to live it up with a couple of friends, eat canapés (not part of my five a day), drink an immodest [...]

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Jobs For The Girls

December 18th, 2019|

"Get a job with a pension" was the plea of Alan Pickering's' parents. He did. He became a pensions guru. Someone has to do it and [...]

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Knocking On Doors

December 10th, 2019|

The drama of elections is not all it's cracked up to be. It's largely tedium and data entry. I'm sure about this. I've been out canvassing [...]

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