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Good things come in small packages!

Well I wouldn’t exactly call a domestic boiler a “small package” but what would any of us do without a boiler to keep our homes warm and our water hot? (Well, if you’ve ever had your boiler break down during the coldest snap, you do know.) Recently Intergas Heating, a Dutch boiler company, has been […]

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It’s World Alzhiemer’s Day today. Some of us know, or knew, a friend or relative who has or had dementia and this poem by Owen Darnell resonates so perfectly…     Do Not Ask Me to Remember Do not ask me to remember, Don’t try to make me understand, Let me rest and know you’re […]

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Ultimate multi-tasking

The East Anglian Daily Times ran my article on what some of us do when the going gets tough. I’ve reproduced it here for you: As single mum of three teenage kids, one at Uni, two about to go, and still paying off a huge mortgage, job insecurity was the last thing I needed. Then […]

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Sticks and stones

Whoever said “sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never harm me” didn’t really understand how the world works. I’ll never condone violence, but today, thanks to the ease with which anyone can post an unkind remark or wage an unrelenting bullying campaign, thousands of people can behave in the most appallingly violent way. […]

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