Monthly Archives: February 2006

Jade

Every 12 to 18 months or so, the Guide dogs for the Blind Association in the UK send out a member of their training staff to observe the Guide Dog Owner and the dog working together to ensure that there … Continue reading

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Recurring dream

Queen’s Medical Centre, where I had the misfortune of spending two weeks in October 2004, is the largest hospital in Nottingham. It has 6 floors I think and each floor looked identical to me when coming out of the lifts. … Continue reading

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A sad loss

Maybe the subject line is a little over the top but a telephone conversation this evening has left me feeling bereft. This entry will probably be of little interest to anyone, but writing it down may help me channel my … Continue reading

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The Mosquito

I heard an interview on the radio yesterday with an inventor somewhere in England who had devised a machine called the Mosquito, which emits a very high pitched sound which, allegedly, only people of under 20 years of age can … Continue reading

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Ban on smoking in the UK

Yesterday the House of Commons voted for a complete ban on smoking in enclosed public places from summer 2007. Mixed reactions to this story can be read at http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/4714460.stm. Whilst I appreciate workers’ rights to work in a smoke free … Continue reading

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St Valentine’s Day Rant!

When I was 21 I was seeing a guy who committed what I, at the time, considered to be the cardinal sin of not getting me a Valentine’s card. He justified himself by saying that it was just another excuse … Continue reading

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Snatches of overheard conversations

I’m always fascinated by those little snatches of other people’s conversations that one hears when passing them. Taken out of context they can seem very odd. For instance, I was walking up the stairs at work this morning and two … Continue reading

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