The newest (and most addictive) joy of charity shops

If you are a regular reader of this blog you may have spotted that Mrs Brown (Kathie Touin) and I are habitual visitors to charity shops. In fact, my previous blog entry “Mysterious books” was about charity finds. But in the past year or two there has been a sinister development. I find charity shopsContinue reading “The newest (and most addictive) joy of charity shops”

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That Was The Year That Was

Well, 2016 is nearly at a close and for me it feels like a year of loss, disappointment and sadness, but also much love and laughter experienced through the year – and I must remember there is always hope. It seems hard to know where to begin with 2016, so much has happened, but forContinue reading “That Was The Year That Was”

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Back to vinyl? You’ll have to speak up, I got beans in my ears…

If you are a music listener you have probably noticed the “back to vinyl” trend of recent years. Fans of vinyl, or records as we once called them, say the sound quality is better than on a CD and the artwork is better realised on a larger platform. However, despite having a large and stillContinue reading “Back to vinyl? You’ll have to speak up, I got beans in my ears…”

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Life

Life is sad, depressing, hopeless. Life is happy, joyous, full of hope. Which of these statements is correct? Or is it something in between? I think it is all three, depending on life experiences, the day’s events, illness, state of mind, luck, money (sometimes), expectations, and so on. The first weeks of 2016 for meContinue reading “Life”

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