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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Boris the bird

Posted on March 30, 2018

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He piles 'em high

Posted on February 21, 2018

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Creeping guilt is worse than creeping pounds

Posted on January 18, 2018

I’ve just eaten the last Christmas mince pie. It tasted.. >>> more