Category Archives: good

When’s the last time…

… you gave in to that secret ‘kidlet’ part of you, the part often buried deep down inside your ‘adult’ body?  I’ve just ‘tripped over’ the Red Swing Project Podcast, thanks to the our very own Bernadette Young and the … Continue reading

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Joyeux Noel…

… a movie based on true accounts of the 1914 Christmas Truce’s which sprang up between enemy troops along various fronts during the First world War. Whilst aspects of this might seem completely unreal to those of us who weren’t … Continue reading

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Currently on the idiot box…

… there’s an advert for a “reality” show called Navy Divers.  It fair does my head in – just that advert, and just one particular part of it.  About three quarters in, this Instructor pipes up with something along the … Continue reading

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