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Optimism v Pessimism: call it a draw…

I’m an optimist. To be truthful, I’m a card carrying, corners-upturned-party, flag-waving, bottle-completely-full-to-overflowing, careerist optimist. I don’t believe all the negative headlines; I grind my teeth at the ‘in-my-day’ brigade of rose-tintery; I say ‘Pah!’ to life’s naysayers; I spit … Continue reading

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Complacent or confident #embracingthefuture

I found this picture the other day, amongst a number I inherited from Mum. On the back, in my gran’s ¬†handwriting it says: ‘R101 from bedroom window’. The R101 was the British government’s attempt to find a way for long … Continue reading

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Sunny side up

I spent yesterday mostly sat in a train. If I wasn’t on the train I was heaving suitcases and sploshing through the rain that teems down in Bristol at this time of year.¬† I forgot my brolly. I wore blue … Continue reading

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