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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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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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To sleep, perchance to dream…

Today was a huge disappointment. Yesterday I saw a sign in a shop proclaiming “Five Sleeps Till Christmas”.  Well, last night I nodded off twice on the sofa, then went to bed, and this morning I hit snooze twice before … Continue reading

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Film Review – The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

I’m a big fan of Tolkien’s books, and fascinated by how his early life in Birmingham inspired him, but I’m equally enamoured with Peter Jackson’s film adaptations of The Lord of the Rings.  So I was eagerly awaiting the arrival … Continue reading

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Here goes nothing…

Well, this is my new blog.  Not sure how often I’ll update it, generally when I have something to get off my chest I guess (which, as anyone who knows me will testify, will probably be quite often).  Not so … Continue reading

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