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Great Educational Christmas gifts – 12 ideas for children and families

It drives me crazy to watch my kids wasting time watching nonsensical videos on YouTube or playing their latest game non-stop. It's the usual parental prerogative of trying to make sure that they are constantly learning and growing, but also... Continue Reading →


New poem – Desperately

I have just added some new poems to the Poetry section of this website, including Fields and Factories (which I wrote on a recent train journey) and my latest poem Desperately (which takes me back to the typical Christmas of my... Continue Reading →

Life is too short, be brave and be happy – career advice

Life is too short to stay in a situation that makes you unhappy. Many have heard the phrase and may agree with the principle, but how practical is it in reality, and how do you approach change? Change can be... Continue Reading →

S.ATIRE WEEKLY NEWS FEB 27TH – Brexit reassurance from Cllr T Fullophcrap

Welcome to the new weekly news digest for South Atire, a quaint English village in the heart of Wales. This weekly round up will give you all of the local information that you need: - The village bake sale starts... Continue Reading →

Haig Club – style over substance? 

I'm a big whisky fan, with bourbon and single malt generally being the go-go choices for me after a hard week, day or morning. I don't profess to know a lot about whiskey other than 'I knows what I like'... Continue Reading →

Moving on up? From iPhone to Android (Samsung S7 Edge review)

I've been an iPhone fanboy since launch, the iPhone totally revolutionised the mobile market, and took us from keys and small screens (and of course polyphonic ringtones!) and moved us to a world of touchscreens, pinching to zoom and apps.... Continue Reading →

Freelance work: The Opinion Panel Community

I've been fortunate to do some work on other websites in recent months, it's a great way for me to share my rambles with a wider audience, and also to write on more specialist subjects. The first that I wanted... Continue Reading →

He’s just a common man – interesting Wrestling lyrics!

He's just a common man! Working hard with his hands Many of you, I would expect the majority, are now wondering what the hell I am talking about. Some of you though have just smiled, some of you (hopefully the... Continue Reading →

WrestleCrate UK unboxing

Who remembers Lucky Bags from their childhood? I loved them! They were generally full of plastic toys and e-numbers but they didn't do me any 'arm (said in a cynical old voice). Fast forward some decades and mystery boxes are... Continue Reading →

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