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And Speaking of the Police…

Magpie It’s an odd sort of memory. I was driving through Windsor Great Park on my way back to Ascot, where I lived during the week, from my work at Hook & Slate Fixings Ltd in the Slough Industrial Park, … Continue reading

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A British Term that has Foreigners Scratching their Heads

Don’t Get into a Tiswas “Today Is Saturday: Watch And Smile” This was a children’s television program on ITV between 1974 and 1982. I never saw it. tiswas in British English (ˈtɪzˌwɒz) NOUN a state of anxiety, confusion or excitement Collins English Dictionary The … Continue reading

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Prejudice Comes in Many Forms

Green Book (2018) I have to admit to having a bit of trepidation before watching this film on Netflix last night. For one thing, I knew there would be racial discrimination and even a little bit of violence, but I … Continue reading

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“Roads? Where we’re going we don’t need roads.”

Deck to the Future (2021)

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How to Stop a Train of Thought in Its Tracks

“Existentialism is a Waste of Time” Like Zen Koans, thinking about the past and the future can be counterproductive. There are no answers: Perhaps a few cartoons might make more sense. Snoopy’s face says it all, really. I especially appreciate … Continue reading

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“Old Guys Rule”

My Favourite Face Mask

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Here’s to Another Locked-Down Long Weekend…

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BeBe: After Her COVID Haircut

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Here’s Proof I Can Fly

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“You Want the Snow? You Can’t Handle the Snow!”

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