Category Archives: Education

Couldn’t Look You In The Eye

“You’re weird.” I’ve been told this, in various ways, all my life and my response has perhaps changed more than I might have imagined it would when I was young. At first I hated being non-normative: I went to a … Continue reading

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You Know, On The Bus…

Despite walky, countrysidey, busy doing stuff much of the afternoon yesterday my stupid body still decided not to let me sleep until dawn chorus and beyond. Way beyond, actually. Stupid body. Or brain. Or both. I blame Brexit. I’m irritable … Continue reading

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Roy Batty In The Belfry

Spring cleaning. Not something I’ve ever done. But isn’t that exactly what I’ve been doing this past week? Reorganising furniture and sorting out things to donate to charity leads to secondary spring cleanliness such as noticing the windows could do … Continue reading

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Pressure Drop

  Riddle me this (or don’t because you’re an autonomous being in your own right and don’t have to do what I say. Who the heck am I to be giving out the orders anyway? I must have ideas above … Continue reading

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Travelogue Part 11: Barks And Bites To Eat

You know how it is when you drive an hour or so up into another state to see an old friend from England who has lived here twenty-something years and you’re waiting at an outside table of a diner for … Continue reading

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This Is England

At school I was taught that Napoleon once referred to England as ‘a nation of shopkeepers’. It is now commonly believed that he didn’t say any such thing, that the statement either originated from one of his less celebrated fellow revolutionaries … Continue reading

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