Monthly Archives: February 2016

Sometimes You Have To Look Underneath The “Public” Face To Find Out The Full Story

I am one of those very strange people who are not obviously “disabled”.  Actually – that is not totally correct. You see – my glasses will tell you that I have some kind of sight problem – they just don’t … Continue reading

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Bodybuilder Susie Hazlewood – Inspirational Breast Cancer Story #charity

What a very strong blog – thank you.

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You never get a second chance to make a great first impression

A great piece – hope you enjoy it.

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POSTAL SCAMS THAT TARGET THE ELDERLY

Reblogged with thanks to LoveMoney News. These postal scams may be making a comeback. Back in the 1990s, postboxes – especially those of retired people – were bulging with phoney lotteries, hopeless healers and criminal clairvoyants. Each one contained ludicrous promises of future health and … Continue reading

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Place Holders For Blurred Scenery(Or – The Day I Saw What I See Without My Glasses On With My Glasses On!)

There are times when I really wish I could lend my eyeballs to the rest of the population.  Not only would this give me a rest sometimes – it would also enable other people to see what I can (or … Continue reading

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Why is Apple fighting the FBI?

Originally posted on Paul Bernal's Blog:
The conflict between Apple and the FBI over the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone has already had a huge amount of coverage, and that’s likely to continue for a while. The legal details and…

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Glasses – Or Spectacles – Through The Ages! (Or – Be Amazed At How Lenses Have Changed Even Through My Lifetime)

I was looking through some more stuff at my Dad’s house today when I found a pair of my old glasses.  This gave me the idea of giving you a bit of a tour of how lenses (and frames) have … Continue reading

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What does it take to save a veteran?

Servicemen and women, our reserves and their families are, like the rest of us wanting to live their lives in peace and in a setting they have chosen. Of course most of us make compromises due to our age, health … Continue reading

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What does it take to save a veteran?

Servicemen and women, our reserves and their families are, like the rest of us wanting to live their lives in peace and in a setting they have chosen. Of course most of us make compromises due to our age, health … Continue reading

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Five Stars For “Five Guys” (Or – A Fastfood Reastaurant Which Didn’t Supply A Fast Headache With My Order!)

Before I begin this review I would like to show you the effect that walking into places like McDonalds, Burger King, KFC, etc, has on my eyes and my brain. (My thanks to Derek Lee for permission to use the … Continue reading

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