Category Archives: LIfe Skills

Life with a Broken Nose

Maybe don’t read this whilst eating… It’s a constant wonder to me that people hear, “Sorry, I’m ill again” and follow this with a request for me to do something. Now that my illnesses have not only been vindicated by … Continue reading

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Twitching

It seems the countryside is out to kill me but whether I die laughing or screaming remains to be seen. On the one hand we have the starlings fighting each other on the bird table, repeatedly falling off and  flapping … Continue reading

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The Fresh Start

The Story So Far For just over 44 years I’ve lived in one house in Kensington, initially with both my parents then mostly just my sick mother then just my ageing father. For the previous 6 years we lived round … Continue reading

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Learning from History

One thing we learn from history is that humanity is, on the whole, not very nice. The message I take from this is that compassion, understanding and all things positive are not necessarily innate, they are learned and must be … Continue reading

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LIfe Skills: Take Time Out

Never be afraid to just stop everything. You may have built up a network of contacts, a circle of friends, a career, a whole pile of commitments and sometimes it’s just all too much but it also seems like it’s … Continue reading

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