Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Meteorological Guide to Forecasting Emotional Weather


Geoffrey Isotope, who worked in the ‘Jam’  section of the Ministry of Transport and Chaos, used his training to forecast the effect of the weather on traffic patterns and movement: all very good and worthy I think you’ll agree. Over … Continue reading

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Seasonal Good Wishes


It’s that time of year again, and for the third time, which makes me feel antique in Blogging terms, I wish one and all a very warm and lovely Christmas, and New Year. I have been fortunate to have made … Continue reading

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A Solitary Christmas


Never centre stage it seems, seen drinking morning coffee, always at the corner table,  walking down the street sometimes, over-staying at the counter, holding doors open for  strangers, tugging at a memory, now he walks unrecognised. A women askes her friend in passing ” Whose that guy who bought … Continue reading

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A Small Blip in a Glittering Career


Simon Warmsley- Maddock, ( his mother had added the ‘Warmsley’ in a fit of vanity), when a boy of six, was a smooth cheeked young lad whose complexion was eased towards his parent’s idea of perfection by a diet of chocolate,  doughnuts … Continue reading

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An Egg’s Reflection on ‘The Great Consumption’


Sitting in a field of green, otherwise known as an Egg Salad, one egg said in a pleasingly reflective and resigned manner, ” I always wanted to be a chicken when I grew up”, “Well, you never did grow up … Continue reading

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Nelson Mandela


Nelson Mandela was like a Dad to many of us and showed us all that losing faith is an option and not an inevitability, and that good men really can make a difference: his life and values made my life richer. … Continue reading

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The Flippant Guide to Profundity


Normally resident at 37  Bloxham Road; flat 6 for the lovers of detail, Wayne ‘Sagey’ Trollope, no relative of the author, but sharing a similar fondness for his own muse, could be found once more, at his consulting ‘ rooms’ somewhere near … Continue reading

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