Monthly Archives: June 2011

Transports of delight?

Having spent a few days travelling to and from London, I could not help coming away yet again with a feeling that the use of technology is making travelling more complicated and that we are victims of so-called time-saving systems, … Continue reading

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A simple tribute to my father

Tomorrow, we will celebrate Father’s Day in the United States. My wife thought it would be good to write about what it takes to be a good father. I do not feel that I can write about that regarding myself–it … Continue reading

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Was it good for you?

Sometimes, you have to reconcile yourself to things having a course of their own. I racked my brains over the weekend trying to write about the thin line between success and failure. I was motivated by the recent spate of … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Children, Human relationships, Life styles, Parenting, Writing | 1 Comment

Bill Cosby Shows How To Love Life And Family

Bill Cosby and his humourous story telling have given us a lot for which to be thankful over many years, not least how to see the funny side of family life. Last night, at The Filene Center, at Wolf Trap … Continue reading

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