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With open arms…

“… it gives me a big advantage for getting to know people,” said my son. I had to admit that he has a point. The only way he can walk is with support, and if there is no handrail or … Continue reading

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Do you care?

I wandered through into the kitchen, snuggled in my dressing gown, to boil my own kettle for my second coffee of the day… an unaccustomed luxury. I am usually at work by that time, dragged reluctantly from sleep by the … Continue reading

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The Tale of the Curious Scarecrow – A children’s story by Gregg Savage

A children’s story reblogged from Gregg Savage – Daily Tales: Once upon a time, in a cornfield very far away, there lived a very curious scarecrow. In fact, he was so curious that he would often make his friends irritated … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Road: One Good Turn Deserves Another – Ken Decroo

Reblogged from Baja Moto Quest: Sometimes the stars and moon line up just right and the perfect adventure unfolds. An adventure that can never quit be repeated and is fondly remembered for the rest of your life. That was the … Continue reading

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Free money! Win a @Lendwithcare gift voucher — final day. – Keith Kreates

Keith Channing is offering a way to do a bit of good this Christmas…and it won’t cost you a thing. Please visit his site and take him up on his offer. Three £15 Lendwithcare gift vouchers in free draw My … Continue reading

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Judith Barrow: The Book Case – Flooded

When I saw on television the damage that the floods have caused over the last few weeks I realised how lucky we’ve been in this part of Pembrokeshire. There have been some heartbreaking images and stories of people being forced … Continue reading

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Terrified tanka… or how upsetting the PC is bad for the waistline

When the terminal Seems to be too aptly named The writer cowers. Pleas for instant salvation Whimper across the ether… It has been going on for ages. The PC in fact, has never been quite right and I have got … Continue reading

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The smile of a clown

Leonard Lowe: We’ve got to tell everybody. We’ve got to remind them. We’ve got to remind them how good it is. Dr. Sayer: How good what is, Leonard? Leonard Lowe: Read the newspaper. What does it say? All bad. It’s … Continue reading

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An hour with the small dog…

You’ve tidied round before you leave, on the general principle that you will come back to vaguely tidy and just have to actually do the housework. But there’s a catch, and it’s called Ani. You walk back into the living … Continue reading

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