Category Archives: news

Six Feet of Separation

I went out for a walk after my day of working at home.  I had had enough of video screens and just wanted to exercise a little rather than sit around drinking coffee or surfing the web.  I got some … Continue reading

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A Bad Moment at the Gas Station

With my vacation report finished, I need to write about something rather serious. The events which I am going to describe happened on Monday evening.  Normally I am not too fussed about exact dates because I am reporting about something … Continue reading

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Bittersweet Saturday Morning

For quite some time now, Saturday morning has meant a good breakfast and coffee. It is the time that I can make and enjoy more cups of coffee than I can during the work week.  I have the time to … Continue reading

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Radio Days

I usually listen to the radio in the morning before I go to work.  I chose my morning DJs or morning show crew not because I like the music they play.  In most cases, I like about one in five … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning Interrupted

While this isn’t always the case, I have a certain expectation of how Saturday is supposed to work. I expect to get up, make more coffee than I normally have time to drink, eat sugary cereals and look through the … Continue reading

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How my Saturday was Ruined.

  My Saturday started off rather badly. Saturdays are all about things I can’t do on weekdays.  Saturday is the day when I can drink more coffee at a much more leisurely pace.  Saturday is the day when I can … Continue reading

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