Category Archives: life

prescribing spontaneity

Spontaneity is properly lacking from our lives.   Most of us motor on in our daily routines and it feels that even a trip to the post office needs to be meticulously planned. I suppose, as parents of the under 10 … Continue reading

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internet FREE

I’ve always wanted to holiday somewhere remote with no Internet access. But never bitten the bullet nor been actually brave enough to subject my nearest and dearest to such a ‘hardship’. However sometimes fate is written in the sky and … Continue reading

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are THEY our future?

I’m generally an optimistic person. I tend to believe that everything will work out for the best unless the evidence is overwhelmingly to the contrary. But some of the ‘modern parenting’ I have witnessed recently is seriously alarming me, and … Continue reading

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infiltration of emoji

I’m feel we ought to discuss this overwhelming infiltration of emoji. These weepy/winking faces, clapping hands and dancing women have taken over our heads, words and minds. Even those with ridiculously high IQ seem to be substituting curious pictures for wordy … Continue reading


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