Monthly Archives: July 2014

The strangest loss…

Almost everyone who lives to maturity experiences the loss of a loved one, be they partner, relative or friend. I have known the loss of parents, grandparents, close family and friends – enough to feel the keenest of empathy for … Continue reading

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Stand up against austerity!

Last week we went to the Hammersmith Apollo (or whatever it’s called now) and saw a fantastic evening of stand-up in support of the People’s Assembly. Brilliant line-up – Jason Manford, Mark Steel, Shappi Korsandi, Stewart Lee, Francesca Martinez, Jeremy … Continue reading

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Dive-an-Izoo – the lost stanzas – 59 and 60

59 The eldest girl has brought to life two offspring with no father And does she set a role model for these two mites? Yes! Rather! They know the Anglo Saxon terms for sexual reproduction But cannot grasp their ABC … Continue reading

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The Ballad of Dive-an-Izoo – the lost stanzas

Discovered deep in the dusty, cobwebbed psyche of an ancient tribe of nice people… more to come as soon as they are translated from the Old Sort of English Stanza 19 … Dive throws out cans and bottles late, when … Continue reading

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