Wittering and ranting on the things that mean most to me.
Friday, 28 December 2018
There's a Camel in Our Cellar...
One of this year's Christmas presents was Rhodri Marsden's A Very British Christmas , an affectionate tribute our national tradition...
Friday, 25 May 2018
Scattered Black and Whites...
Nearly two years after their deaths, I am still going through my parents' many photographs. Dad was a keen amateur photographer...
Wednesday, 7 March 2018
Miscellaneous Items with No Better Home
A tweet last night about odd things older relatives store prompted me to share a picture of a file I found while clearing my parents's ...
Saturday, 3 February 2018
Let's have a heated debate....
Back in the late 80s I went to Manchester University as a mature student, and in Freshers' Week I went to a cheese and wine social at th...
Tuesday, 3 October 2017
So, we're having problems with M's education and social care again. Nothing new there; it's been happening pretty much all her l...
Monday, 29 May 2017
Let's not let dead cats decide this election.
The rest of the Tory election campaign will be headed up by Lynton Crosby - a very unpleasant, unelected Australian 'strategist' wi...
Monday, 15 May 2017
A year's unpaid leave, you say? How generous!
Twenty one years ago, my partner and I both worked in the public sector, in modest but secure jobs. Our parents were enjoying well-earned r...
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