Category Archives: Depressing


I have an ongoing dispute with UPS at the moment about their refusal to deliver a package after only one attempt. I had a note put in my post box that it was returned to the depot where I can … Continue reading

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My friend’s and my thoughts

A fellow blogger, who I’ve known for years, recently posted the fact that we are only about three minutes away from obliteration as shown on the Doomsday Clock. She states that “It’s a mix of climate change and unrest in … Continue reading

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Do you know what this is? Probably not, unless you have connections with blind people. I don’t think the person who stole my document case knew what it was either. In the case was my Braille Slate, that is what … Continue reading

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Well, I never!

I guess I had better throw away my pens and brushes and buy an iPad!

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After reading this post you may think I have callous indifference to the suffering of others. I admit that when I see pictures of the starving children in Ethiopia, pictures the Holocaust children in the Warsaw ghetto dying on the … Continue reading

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Poverty in the UK

I read the following on Oxfams website. “More than 13.5 million people in Britain live in poverty. That’s more than one in five without enough to live on, discriminated against, and with more barriers to achieving their potential than anyone … Continue reading

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A generation looking without seeing, hearing, or talking

Albert Einstein once said: “I fear the day when the technology overlaps with our humanity. The world will only have a generation of idiots.” I agree with him. When I look at the present younger generation I think to myself … Continue reading

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Oh, to be in England . . . .

. . . now that Aprils Junes here, And whoever wakes in England, Sees, some mornings, that   . . . it’s bloody raining again! My apologies to Robert Browning (1812-1889) for nicking his lines. Sorry Robert. I woke up … Continue reading

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I was going to write an article about the apathy of the British people today, but on reflection I just couldn’t be bothered. J’allais écrire un article sur l’apathie du peuple britannique aujourd’hui, mais à la réflexion je ne pouvais … Continue reading

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We’re all doomed!

First let us establish what a ‘hustings’ is. A husting (called a ‘stump’ in the United States) refers to a physical platform from which the candidates present their views to the public before a parliamentary or other election. Nowadays a … Continue reading

Posted in Big Brother obsession, Depressing, Political | 11 Comments