The fear of school

This isn’t the first time I’ve written about school. The previous attempt, read by a handful and commented on by some people did, sadly, get deleted in a fit of panic. School isn’t, you see, something I look back with any particular fond memories. Over the past few weeks there have been more and more […]

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Prom 71: Birthday Prom

I’ve long been a sucker for synchronicity ever since I read Celestine Prophecy. According to that brief read, there are no coiincidences but merely a series of interrelated events, the links may not be immediately obvious but offer the answer to a question. Even perhaps a question we don’t even know yet. It was three […]

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Prom 71: Boston Symphony Joy

For all the soapbox prounouncements I’ve made about the BBC’s Last Night of the Proms (Prom 72, this evening, live from the Royal Albert Hall at www.bbc.co.uk/radio3 or on tv and proper radio), any Proms fan will concur that the “proper” last night – the one which bears some resemblance to what goes on for […]

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Getting your homework back

News that the Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee is getting together for a bit of a chinwag always comes as a surprise. It’s never a nice surprise. I suddenly become very subdued, my eyebrows tense up and I begin to nervously rub my chin. What will they do? Will they increase the interest rate […]

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