Tag Archives: Life

Christmas Spirit

I recently returned from a short trip to America: land of the free, home of the brave, etc. It is also a place where many people take their Christianity very seriously. Just how seriously they take it was brought home … Continue reading

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Waiting for the Bus

Last night I joined some friends to go along to a belated firework event near Shurdington. It is a great event – still small enough to get near the bonfire but big enough for a decent firework display. You can … Continue reading

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Park Life

If you listen to the local press and popular perception you could be forgiven for thinking that Gloucester Park is a no-go area. A wild and lawless place frequented by winos, druggies and ne’er-do-wells waiting for an opportunity to cosh … Continue reading

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Lost and Found

I can sometimes be careless, I know this. I don’t do it deliberately or maliciously, but generally either out of laziness or just plain not thinking. When I lost my phone earlier in the week it therefore shouldn’t have come … Continue reading

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Intolerable Intolerances

I came home to a mixed bag of messages yesterday. The first was a request for me to appear on the BBC Gloucestershire breakfast show. They were running an item on the fact that five pubs have closed down so … Continue reading

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Brownie Points

Lately I have been doing some serious hard labour in the garden, as you may recall from my recent blog.This unaccustomed combination of outdoorsy-ness and hard work has been entirely altruistic, to enable my wife to embark on a mission … Continue reading

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A Holiday or Hard Labour?

I returned to work today after a week off. As it is a friendly office and my co-workers had the decency to notice that I’d been away, the first question everyone asked was “did you have a nice holiday?” Well, … Continue reading

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