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Lights In The Darkness: Why We Can’t Give Them Our Hate

The Paris attacks have rocked and hurt us all. Here’s why I believe we mustn’t give in. Continue reading

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Falling Off The Wagon

I was coasting along quite nicely, not a care in the world. I honestly didn’t notice it happening, until I finally noticed that it had happened. Because that’s how it always works. I forgot that I’d been using stabiliser wheels … Continue reading

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Sir Terry Pratchett – 1948-2015

Originally posted on Sarah Cawkwell's Blog:
 It was my extraordinary?privilege?to meet Sir Terry Pratchett (or just ‘Terry’ as he was then) several times during the course of my late teenage and young adult years. Each one of those…

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I stand quietly

Originally posted on Dirty, Naked and Happy:
I stand quietly while you do somersaults on the bed as you aren’t being naughty, you are just trying to get your out of sync body under control. I stand quietly by the…

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Me And The Girls; Book Clubbing

Welcome to Baroosh, the city centre tapas bar which is perfect for friends, colleagues and groups of like-minded people to meet up, chat, have nibbles and get tipsy enjoy a drink or two. You can always tell which table the … Continue reading

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And He Learned

Originally posted on Rethink the Rant:
When he noticed the naked little girl at the beach didn’t look quite like he did and asked why, they answered his questions in simple phrases painted in black and white, pink and blue,…

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My loves, my students, my teachers, my friends…

Originally posted on rarasaur:
Back when I first started blogging, the Daily Post issued a prompt: You have the chance to write one last post on your blog before you stop blogging forever. Write it. I wrote a reply, then,…

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Here’s the real reason the Tories are allowing the destruction of robin eggs and nests

Originally posted on Pride's Purge:
(not satire – it’s the Tories!) I must admit to having been more than a little puzzled at first as to why Natural England are proposing that nests and eggs of bird species such…

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A Gay Dad Takes on the Frozen-Hating Mormon Grandmother

Originally posted on evoL =:
Last week a self defined Mormon grandmother named Kathryn Skaggs wrote a blog in an effort to alert the world that the movie Frozen was targeting children with a “gay agenda”.  In a sense, she was…

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It could be a peaceful little village from the pages of a Tolkien novel, except that it only exists in my head, when I’m asleep and dreaming. I often find myself there at some point during my sleep cycle. The … Continue reading

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