Category Archives: The Poor

Traditionally speaking

For some unknown reason I spent a lot of today thinking about ‘the things I don’t do anymore’. Things that don’t seem as important as they undoubtedly and traditionally,were. And it wasn’t as though those things became boring or tedious … Continue reading

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Life…don’t talk to me about life…

I have to confess I was a little alarmed to read that life expectancy has, in this year of our Lord, 2018, stalled. I’m not sure whether this means I had better hurry up and finish this or 100 is … Continue reading

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A Sign of the Times.

I found this and copied it from Twitter today. Just had to share. From James Gleave. Please read. ——————————– James Gleave‏ @jamesgleave1 15 The strangest thing happened to me on the way home tonight. It’s something I’m still digesting, as it was … Continue reading

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The whole world has gone completely bat shit mad.

There’s a rumour doing the rounds that we could be in for a General Election. Sooner rather than later. Now before you let rip with three rather loud Hoorahs and get your hopes up that at long last we (I … Continue reading

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The British Royal Family. God bless ’em and all who sail in her.

It’s not that I dislike the British Royal Family. I accept them because Kings and Queens have been around so long in the UK they are part of the scenery. Furthermore, there’s been films and plays all about them. Everyone … Continue reading

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The Rise of the Food-Banks.

I cannot believe that Food-Banks exist in the UK in this, the year of our Lord, 2018. It’s hard to believe that there are some families in this wealthy country of ours that do not have enough money to feed their … Continue reading

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