Tuesday 11 August 2015
Comments Off on Change the World… But Not Today?
Yesterday I caught a bit of Shaun Ley’s interview with Labour Party leadership candidate Liz Kendall on Radio 4’s World at One programme. One of her comments that caught my ear was that “… we want to win in 2020 … Continue reading
Monday 10 August 2015
Comments Off on The Search for Happiness
I watched a couple of films over the weekend on Netflix. Robocop (2014) was a better film than I recall the original (1987) to have been, with less gratuitous violence (bloodless rather than bloodspattered action) and better visual effects but … Continue reading
Sunday 9 August 2015
Comments Off on Grubbing in the Dust
We are having work parties at the church during the summer; Jane and I stayed to share lunch and grub around in the dust for a few hours after the service. It is a big task but, bit by bit, … Continue reading
Saturday 8 August 2015
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We had a lovely evening yesterday that combined a couple of my favourite things – food and music – in time spent with friends. Given the good weather we decided to have a BBQ and invite a few people to … Continue reading
Friday 7 August 2015
Comments Off on A Bustle in the Hedgerow
Our little hedgehog is still out in the back garden – I heard him snuffling away in the corner when I was sitting out there this morning. While I’d love to know for sure, it won’t work to keep poking … Continue reading
Thursday 6 August 2015
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We’ve gone months without a single mouse in the various precautionary traps we keep around the house and then we’ve had two in the last two days. Who can figure out the murine habit?
Wednesday 5 August 2015
Comments Off on Sale of the Century
Perhaps I misunderstood something about stocks and shares? I thought the received wisdom was to buy them low and sell them high. Perhaps I misunderstood about how the Government is meant to handle public money? I thought it was meant … Continue reading