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The Undulating Curve of the Written Word

As you can imagine, and probably tell from my title, l’m rather enamoured with the written word and I don’t mean the neat typescript we see in newspapers and books. Of course they make reading delightful, free from eye strain and brain drain from trying to decipher an impossible scribble. No, I think there’s something … Continue reading

Reflections of an Aspiring Writer

I’ve recently missed a couple of my posting days, last week Thursday and Sunday, due to illness. So though this is an out of time post, I hope my followers will forgive me and enjoy my reflections. I’m reflecting on the fact that it’s almost exactly a year since I started this blog and I’m … Continue reading

Boxing Day Strike – Negotiation or Blackmail?

There is always a strange anti-climax to Christmas! Never was this more obvious than when ASLEF called a strike on boxing day over a dispute on pay. The strike caused widespread disruption, as people lamented the damage caused to the boxing day sales and the undoubted effect that would have on the businesses that depend … Continue reading

Welcome To the London Chronicler

I’ve often heard it said that there is a chinese proverb that says, ‘May you live in interesting times’. Well we certainly do! From hurricanes, earthquakes, and tornadoes to predictions of Armageddon and volcano eruptions, there is no shortage of material to comment on if you are like me and have an opinion on everything… … Continue reading