Monthly Archive: November 2009

The Village: I Don't Think I'll Make It

Posted on November 27, 2009

I recently overhead two elderly ladies chatting by the bus stop outside The Guildhall. One was waiting for the Number 5 bus, the other was a Thaxted resident who was walking past and stopped for a chat. I couldn’t quite hear where the lady waiting.. >>> more

Nobel Peace prize: why it's right to encourage hope

Posted on November 20, 2009

I was initially puzzled when US President Barack Obama was awarded this year’s Nobel Peace prize. It seemed a bit premature.

He is, after all, only in the first year of his Presidency and it’s much too soon to speak of any lasting legacy... >>> more

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Posted on November 30, 2017

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Posted on November 07, 2017

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The self help book that didn't help

Posted on September 08, 2017

Sorry, Susan. I couldn’t get beyond the post-it.. >>> more