Author Archives: Keith

The Dylan Thomas International Prize

The Dylan Thomas International Prize, sponsored by Swansea University, was launched at an event hosted by the Secretary of State for Wales, the Rt. Hon. David Jones MP in 2014. The International Dylan Thomas Prize, which is the largest literary … Continue reading

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I turned eighty on the 2nd May and I have realised that my life has changed. I can no longer do the things I have always loved to do in the past. This morning I was sorting through some boxes … Continue reading

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I just hate it when the doorbell rings and I open the door and there stands Mr and Mrs Acquaintance, with the their little horrors they fondly call ‘the kids’. “Hello, we were just passing (not really) and thought we … Continue reading

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Blocking the footway

I recently bought a mobility scooter, a case of “needs must”, because my arthritis is getting worse. I can only walk for about 100 yards now with the aid of a stick. The mobility scooter is a Class 2 model, … Continue reading

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A night out at the Bluebell Inn, Desford.

I published this video two years ago on my other weblog (now gone). The musicians are all local and are amateurs, I mean that in the nicest possible way! I thought this video would be a break from my usual … Continue reading

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I had an online “flyer” from Ocado supermarket showing all the goodies we can buy for a Super Thanksgiving Day! I know that many years ago we adopted the Colonial version of Hallowe’en and it’s took off in a big … Continue reading

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Just saying . . . .

COWS Is it just me, or does anyone else find it amazing that during the mad cow epidemic our government could track a single cow, born in Appleby almost three years ago, right to the stall where she slept in … Continue reading

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Life is a Circle with many cycles. . . . I pay attention to the Seasons within myself – of beginings, growth, fruition, harvest, endings, rest, and begining again. . . . I wish all my Friends in Bloggyland, no … Continue reading

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Jehovah’s Parasites [3]

I had another visitation from the Jehovahs Witnesses today. The second time in a fortnight. I really thought I had managed to neutralize any further attacks by them, but I was wrong. The last time they came I had a … Continue reading

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Silly headline

I saw this today in one of those adverts that try to capture your interest (and your money?) by making exaggerated claims, and entice you to at least have a look. “People are left stunned by this New Laser Eye … Continue reading

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