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Home Every Nottingham Panthers fan of a certain age will have stories about our old ice stadium, which closed in 2000 as we moved into the much bigger, much more modern National Ice Centre.  Indeed, the charity e-book I was … Continue reading

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Hockey and Aspergers

For those who are new to my blog and don’t know anything about me, a bit of background. I was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome – an Autism spectrum disorder – just over two years ago at the age of 41. … Continue reading

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A Level Playing Field

I quite enjoy social media.  I probably spend longer on it than I should but many of us are guilty of that.  But what is it I like?  Well, obviously all the things that everyone likes about it – easy … Continue reading

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Christmas Greetings To All Our Friends

As we have for the last few years, Sally-Jayne and I have decided to make a charity donation rather than sending Christmas cards to all our friends. This year, we have chosen to donate to the National Deaf Children’s Society … Continue reading

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World Autism Awareness Day

Today is World Autism Awareness Day and it’s fantastic to see so much attention being given to Autism in the media and online.  As my own very small contribution, it is the perfect opportunity to write my next blog post … Continue reading

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The Big Question…

A couple of days ago, someone I know was recounting an amusing story about a practical joke they once played on a new guy at work.  At break time, they sat around a table in the canteen and arranged condiments, … Continue reading

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National Library Day

It’s National Library Day, so I thought I’d set down a few of my own library memories. I can’t really remember life before the library was part of it.  From my very early childhood I used to go with my … Continue reading

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