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Health update

March 9th, 2019 · Comments Off on Health update · Life

This is one of my irregular health updates, for anybody who is interested. Chemotherapy has finished now, which is a huge relief. I was getting very bored with dissolving all those tablets and injecting them down my jejunal feeding tube. I was also a bit bored with having a permanent cold, feeling tired & dizzy […]

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Another dodgy Brexit analogy

March 8th, 2019 · Comments Off on Another dodgy Brexit analogy · Life, Politics

Last year we helped our daughter move house. She was downsizing from the flat she had been sharing with her brother, into a tiny bedsit in the city. We had hired a van so drove it down to Hampshire and when we got there we expected everything to be as it was when we last […]

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Normal service

March 4th, 2019 · Comments Off on Normal service · Life, Work

After a couple of months of absence and working from home, I went back into work today. I don’t think I will be in all day, every day, but going in on a Monday morning is an attempt to get back to normality. Of course it is only temporary. Either I will be going in […]

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Music to see you off

March 4th, 2019 · Comments Off on Music to see you off · Life, Music

I have been to a couple of funerals in the last couple of weeks. Both very different. One was a biker’s funeral where the music at the service featured early Cliff Richard and Johnny Cash. The other was a Roman Catholic service with lots of hymns and some Irish music, but right at the end […]

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Diet madness

March 2nd, 2019 · Comments Off on Diet madness · Life

Everybody seems to be doing some faddish diet or other at the moment, but the one our son is doing is really getting to me. It is a high-protein diet with no carbs, which seems to be entirely meat and eggs. A typical packed meal to take to work is grilled chicken breasts and gammon […]

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Getting On

February 26th, 2019 · Comments Off on Getting On · Life, Work

I don’t really feel my age. I don’t know why this is, because my body certainly does – I am slower, weaker, less flexible and creak a lot more than I used to, but somehow I don’t really feel any different than I ever did. That all changed a bit this week. I am in […]

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1988 – The Race

February 25th, 2019 · Comments Off on 1988 – The Race · Life, Music

The few years between 1988 and about 1993 are a bit of a blur for me both musically and personally. I can’t remember exactly when the wheels fell off, but by 1988 I wasn’t really married anymore. When trying to pin down music to a date one of my reference points is who I was […]

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We got ourselves a convoy

February 22nd, 2019 · Comments Off on We got ourselves a convoy · Life

I went to my first biker’s funeral today. It wasn’t somebody I knew, but he was the husband of one of Jayne’s friends from her motorbike women’s group and from the Horsham motorbike group on Facebook. First of all we met up with the Horsham lot at Pease Pottage then rode down to Handcross where […]

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1985 – Take On Me

February 22nd, 2019 · Comments Off on 1985 – Take On Me · Life, Music

A big year for me, it was when I got married. OK so that didn’t work out brilliantly in the long term but at the time it was all looking good. The wedding also led, indirectly, to my first experience of music TV. At the time I did not have cable or satellite television and […]

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Credit (note) where credit is due

February 20th, 2019 · Comments Off on Credit (note) where credit is due · Life

We are always quick to complain when we are unhappy with a shop or service. Social media makes it even easier, and bloggers are probably the worst. Never have there been so many ways to vent your consumer frustration, but when you get good service its nice to use the same channels to share that […]

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