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Granny’s Greatest Embarrassment

My grandmother was a gentle soul. She was a humble Heelan’ lassie with no pretentions. I never heard her raise her voice. She was very kind to me and my sister. She was also very naïve and as pure as … Continue reading

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Granny’s Wealth

When my grandmother moved to the Fair City of Perth, she believed that she’d arrived in some great metropolis. Any reader who knows Perth in Scotland will be puzzled by this statement, as they will know that we are speaking … Continue reading

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To the Wire!

One of my 2017 New Year Resolutions was to gain 500 followers for my blog by the end of the year. There are twenty-four to go and I need…. …. THREE more followers! So I say to my 497 followers, … Continue reading

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Free Novels for Black Friday!

Although I believe that “Black Friday” is just a marketing invention to dupe the masses into accepting an extra sale period, I am entering into the spirit. For just one day only, on 24th November *, you will be able … Continue reading

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Redundancy: New Opportunities?

When I joined ASG Technologies, almost ten years ago, I believed that I would be seeing out the rest of my working life at this great, innovative software company. Until very recently, that belief prevailed. Over the last three years … Continue reading

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Change inspired by ABBA 2017

There was so much food for thought at the Annual Bloggers Bash Awards event in London last Saturday, that I came away positively bursting at the seams. My brain became obese. Of course there was real food too. Ritu and … Continue reading

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Review: Crossing Qalandiya

Crossing Qalandiya by Daniela I. Norris My rating: 5 of 5 stars This book consists a series of letters between two ordinary, yet remarkable, women. One is Israeli, the other is Palestinian. They met in Geneva and agreed to correspond. … Continue reading

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