Tag Archives: Family

Only Rule…

I just got home after spending the weekend at a family reunion in Bristol, UK. Even just saying the words family reunion causes responses ranging from sympathy to jealousy; from laughter to sighs. Some time ago my parents decided to … Continue reading

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Historical Revision…

So I always thought that history was simply what happened. And if it was history that happened to me or near me or around me then my version of history was going to be accurate…‘I know because I was there’. … Continue reading

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Relative Time…

Time is relative. True. Profound. Not my theory of course. Today is Mother’s Day in the UK. Today is also the day when US and UK time diverges. Daylight Savings Time US started last night. British Summer Time UK doesn’t … Continue reading

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Love Films…

I watch a lot of films. Most of them by myself. On a small screen, in the back of the seat in front of me…on an aeroplane. The one good thing about this viewing mode is that I can watch … Continue reading

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Masterful Advice…

One year ends…another one begins. 2017 is complete (just about) and 2018 is ahead of us in all its glory and excitement, hope and expectation. 2018 will be amazing and it will be wonderful. I have managed to spend time … Continue reading

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Sanity Rules…

It transpires there is no clarity about who first opined that the definition of insanity is to do the same thing over and over and expect different results. Many attribute this wisdom to Albert Einstein, but there seems little real … Continue reading

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Birthday Boy…

It was my birthday on Tuesday. An unlikely alliance of snow on in the US, in the UK and in mainland Europe meant that I was at home on my birthday rather than away. I spent Tuesday with my wife … Continue reading

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