Category Archives: Opinion

Religion and Morality

Now there is a weighty title for a blog post! Basically, this post is to share something I saw online that sums up a lot of what I feel about religion and morality.  I get sick of people who confuse … Continue reading

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Christmas Greetings – To Card or Not to Card…

For several years now, Sally-Jayne and I have been making charity donations rather than buying and posting huge volumes of Christmas cards that will end up in the bin or recycling box by January. This seems to be something that … Continue reading

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Disaffected youth?

This label seems to be what people use to explain and, in some cases, justify antisocial behaviour, crime, benefit dependency and the sickening rioting and looting we have seen in recent days.  Lack of opportunity and prospects, poverty, rising tuition … Continue reading

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Pushy Parents

Pushy Parents… A topic we hear a lot about in the media, and anybody who either has kids, has friends and family with kids or is involved with education in any way will almost certainly have come across someone who … Continue reading

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Easy as A, B, C…

Haven’t done one of these “all about me” questionnaires for a while, so here goes… A= Available – Depends who’s asking!  Erm, I mean, no, I’m happily married! B= Best Friend – My wife Sally-Jayne, Brian Pollard (oldest friend and … Continue reading

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The Size of Things

I did say I would use my blog for having a rant or, as I like to put it, a chunter about things that annoy or bother me.  And as it has been dominated by music lately, I thought it … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve

Well, here we are at the end of another 12 months, time to look back and reassess, make plans for the future, and all those other things you are meant to do at New Year. One of them is celebrate.  … Continue reading

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Eats, Shoots, and Leaves

A few years ago, I was delighted with the book “Eats, Shoots, and Leaves”, as it highlighted the fact that there were people in this country who are even more pedantic than I am about spelling and grammar. My work … Continue reading

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