Category Archives: Good Old days

An old post updated

When I was 16 I started courting a girl, but there was no real passion in the relationship, so I decided I needed a more passionate girl with a zest for life. The following year I dated a really passionate … Continue reading

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From the Archives – 1

Recently there were several Blogs taking part in Manu’s RAK (Random Act of Kindness) month. The idea was to give help, and kindness to a stranger, or to a friend who was in need of a helping hand and then … Continue reading

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My Journals

A fellow blogger asked me if I really do keep secret journals. Yes I do, but not on the internet, well apart from the one you are reading now, and this is not really secret. In all the journals for … Continue reading

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Where did they all go – 2

Since the last post I did some research to try and find out where my old bloggy friends had gone, and surprisingly I found a lot on these various “social sites”, and still active. Come on, chaps and chappesses, play … Continue reading

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Let there be light. . . . .

“LED lighting has its place: cold, detached, hollow places like office buildings, factories, fast food chains and public schools – places full of humans but no human emotions. LED lighting really belongs in the apathy of the digital age, where … Continue reading

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The lost years

As you can see this picture is dated 1947 when I was 10 years old. The occasion was the local Church Garden Fete, and our class had to perform some country dances to please our doting parents. Click picture or … Continue reading

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The price of energy

The weather has been atrocious these last few days. Rain, rain and more rain. I must admit that between the storms it did clear up and rain for a while. “I don’t know what you are complaining about.” said a … Continue reading

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On getting old

First, let me say that I did not write the following, I received it in an email last year from a close friend who has now passed into history. I don’t think he wrote it, but I wouldn’t be surprised … Continue reading

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The Vetting and Barring Scheme 1

In 1947 I joined the ‘Wolf Cubs’ as they were known then. I was 10 at the time, so I was a bit late joining because after a year I went into the ‘Boy Scouts’ where I learned a lot … Continue reading

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The Markets of Britain

This video is one of my all time favourites.

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