Monthly Archives: September 2005

Hungry for Hogwarts?

Following on slightly from yesterday’s blog on the theme of boarding schools, it’s amazing to me that applications to boarding schools are up as the effect, apparently, of Harry Potter and because of the cosy spell of Hogwarts School of … Continue reading

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Good riddance to bad rubbish

It’s great to see that money and bluster don’t always win out. I read over someone’s shoulder this morning that the nasty youth expelled from Marborough College will not be reinstated. His father has apparently dropped the case. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/wiltshire/4287316.stm Why … Continue reading

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Bizarre and shameful

This is probably the most shameful event in the long list of embarrassing things that I have done or have happened to me! Some time in 2002, I was out in Finland with a business colleague of mine. We were … Continue reading

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Trying to help

On my way to catch my train home yesterday, I passed a lady with a white cane, just abou to reach a dangerous intersection. I stopped and offered my help. I’m always nervous about this. Some people with disabilities get … Continue reading

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Back at work after a brief but premier-division cold! Life is good. Chill Autumn winds chase away the stuffy summer air. Fluffy white clouds race enthusiastically across the deep blue sky, like delinquent teenagers allowed out for the day. Free … Continue reading

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Imagine

This post follows on from yesterday’s theme. I want to start a new creed and I need your help! They don’t mean to do it, but religions encourage bigotry and narrow mindedness. They provide a safe refuge and support for … Continue reading

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Unlimited power

With last week’s postings done, I can revert to the more important matter of life and how to make the most of it! One thing that interests me at the moment is the plethora of books advertising their ability to … Continue reading

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The case of the missing morals!

You might suppose that “Make the Most” is an amoral philosophy, intent on the pursuit of pleasure at all costs. This is not the case. One of my friends (Fr.I) is a devout Christian, whose views would not be out … Continue reading

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Business as usual

After last Friday’s confession, just about anything I say today is going to be an anti-climax! In case anyone reads this blog thinking it’s going to be packed full of salacious detail, I’m afraid you’ll be disappointed. Sooner or later … Continue reading

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Out of the closet

[Retrospective: Nov 2004] I have decided to tell my wife that I am a cross-dresser. Since the age of about 9 or 10, I have had a dream, a dream that I can escape from masculinity. Every now and again … Continue reading

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