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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This is your captain speaking

Posted on August 30, 2018

We were flying Ryanair from Stansted Airport. 



We were.. >>> more

Let the wind blow high, let the wind blow low

Posted on June 27, 2018

I spent last week on the island of Skye. It was lovely, apart from the wind... >>> more

Thirty minus one

Posted on April 29, 2018

Thirty years married. How could it have slipped our.. >>> more