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Oh, What A Lovely War!

I remember being properly shit scared as a teenager that a senile old man in the Kremlin and an equally senile old man in Washington D.C were going to blow the world to pieces. Starting, of course, with Britain, because … Continue reading

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Goodbye To My Thigh Gap.

For a long number of years, I have used three methods of ascertaining whether I am getting a little more hefty than I should be:

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Life Long Learning

I’m never very good with the vocabulary of curricular matters.  Especially big, nationwide, and current curricular matters, like Curriculum For Excellence.  I mean, I’m not completely ignorant, but when I try to talk about them, I end up sounding like … Continue reading

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It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like…

There are but 5 school days left of 2014.  And, as is the norm with any approaching holiday, the “laces start getting left undone”, to paraphrase one Harrison Ford esq. on the subject of the end of filming. Not in … Continue reading

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Denial.

I have one coffee per day, usually. It begins in my thermal mug around 7a.m., fresh from our metal cafetiere (I haven’t been able to break it. Yet.) I carry the mug down the communal stairs of our flat, along … Continue reading

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The State of Play.

The state of play today is that I am at home, recovering from a brief but exhausting stomach bug. This is a very infrequent situation, being off work.  It usually comes, however, when my adrenally-challenged immune system goes into sleep-mode … Continue reading

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