Category Archives: good advice

Reading all about it

I am an avid newspaper reader. Probably not as avid a some because my er…avidness (is that a word) only exists on the weekend. Oh yes, and only with two newspapers. The Guardian and The Observer. That may not impress … Continue reading

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Covert Commissions…a better way

Just by way of a change…(and I don’t often do this) I have discovered a software called Covert Commissions. If you are at all interested in earning income online you should check it out. A lot of programs claim to work, but … Continue reading

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In Praise of Stratford-upon-Avon

Now here’s something you don’t see very often. Me…writing an article in Praise of Stratford upon Avon. Usually, when I’m in FCM (Full Curmudgeon Mode) I complain about anything and everything that takes place, exists etc in this place that … Continue reading

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Looking after your Husband

Looking after your husband. What every Woman should know…but (unfortunately *the memsahib) doesn’t. Read and digest.

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…this is a piece dedicated for those just like me.

It’s interesting to note (at least it is for me) that most of my life’s memorable moments have come about when I’ve been recognised for who, and what I am. So, with that in mind, …this is a piece dedicated for those … Continue reading

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A man without a shed is like…?

In praise of Sheds. There’s no doubt in my mind that one of life’s greatest woes is a man without a shed. A man without a shed is like a snail without a shell. A wanderer in a desert with … Continue reading

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The family adage ‘Blood is thicker than water’ sends a shiver down my spine

Yes, I am aware of how cold this sounds…but I have never understood why families are looked upon with such reverence and respect. The old adage ‘blood is thicker than water’ sends a shiver down my spine for many reasons. … Continue reading

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Racist? Your Hatred will make you ill.

I want to apologise before I begin. That’s because I guess today’s post could be called preaching. It’s not meant to be. It’s more of a warning and it’s meant sincerely. So…my text today…‘your Hatred will make you ill’. You … Continue reading

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The real reason why the UK High Street is dying and how to increase footfall.

If you are a shop keeper and want to know the real reason why the UK High Street is dying, you have come to the right place. If you want to increase footfall The Curmudgeon knows the answer to that, … Continue reading

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Don’t worry about the weather. It’s not worth it.

If you are planning a holiday (or a vacation as our American friends say), in the UK, I have some advice. Don’t worry about the weather. Don’t worry about the weather. It’s not worth it.  OK, if you were going … Continue reading

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How I Learnt to Stop Striving and Just BE.

  This is how I learnt to stop striving…but first striving, to strive. What does it mean? The dictionary definition says something like: Strive: To make great efforts to achieve or obtain something. To struggle or fight vigorously. To try, try hard, attempt, endeavour, aim, aspire, venture, undertake, seek, make an … Continue reading

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Facebook. Is Mark Zuckerberg your new Big Brother?

I think I might have finally beaten my Facebook/Zuckerberg addiction. Thankfully, after a week of not posting, the sweats and shaking have stopped and I’m finally sleeping at night. The latest revelations regarding Facebook’s involvement in the alleged manipulations of voting … Continue reading

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Do not disturb…Brexiting…

After the Brexit vote. A few months ago, just after the Brexit vote I found myself in a hotel in Cornwall, not far from the very popular and EU funded Eden Project. After dinner one evening and at the bar, … Continue reading

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