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Retrospective 2017

Executive Summary Mary continues to work part time for the WEA, teaching English one morning a week, mainly to elderly women of Asian extraction. She has also joined the board of governors for the village primary school. Both occupations have … Continue reading

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Retrospective 2016

Mary and I have been out and about quite a lot this year. A couple of trips had to be cancelled for health reasons but these turned out to be minor bumps on life’s sometimes rocky road. This year has also seen … Continue reading

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Band For A Day

Back in the early seventies when I was at university and trying, with limited success, to learn the bass guitar I was introduced to another student who was a drummer. I’ll call him John, not because I want to protect his … Continue reading

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Retrospective 2014

It’s been a year of change. Mary stopped working for City of York Council, I retired and we nearly moved to the Leicestershire wolds. It feels as though we spent more time sorting out our possessions and getting rid of … Continue reading

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Retrospective 2013

It has been a busy and sombre year for me. From February to September I was studying hard for the Open University module, “TU100 – My Digital Life“, and in October we were on overtime at work. Things were particularly … Continue reading

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We’re all connected now

I had a text today. It said simply: Just letting you know I have a new mobile number +44 xxxx xxxxx. Kevin Jones Well, it was nice of him to tell me that, but I don’t know anyone called Kevin … Continue reading

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Retrospective 2012

January Looking forward to my 60th birthday at the end of the month I spent some time browsing Internet sites for music I might like and came across a blogger called Xandi. He (I’m guessing it’s a ‘he’) publishes links … Continue reading

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