Monthly Archives: March 2016

Now You See It – Or Do You??? (Or – An Attempt At A Taster Of My Sight) – Taken From www.inkyworld.co.uk

Every so often I decide to try to give you a taster of what life is like with a sight problem.  Most of the time I use the medium of words for this attempt – which even I hve difficulties … Continue reading

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Magna Carta on trial in Bradford Courts

On 15th June 2015, Theatre companies Mind the Gap and Freedom Studios ran an exciting collaborative project involving 20 young people from Bradford to commemorate the 800th anniversary of Magna Car… Source: Magna Carta on trial in Bradford Courts

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Safe Travel: Things I learned the hard way.

I traveled quite a bit before I found myself in what I hope remains the worst situation of my life. I mean I had been conned a couple times and out a few extra dollars (and felt dumb), even had … Continue reading

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Park Run Addict

It’s confirmed! I am now officially a Park Run addict. I began to suspect this might be the case when I packed my running gear and park run barcode for a one week trip to Morocco. The suspicion grew stronger … Continue reading

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Transferable Skills (Or – When Seemingly Unconnected Experiences Can Prove Useful)

There is a lot of fuss made about “Transferable Skills” – especially when it comes to applying for jobs.  What about “Transferable Skills” which – at first sight – appear to be anything but “Transferable” never mind actually being considered … Continue reading

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LPG – sign up and stay safe

More promisingly, however, non-fatal explosions or fires increased slightly at first but then decreased to less than the original count (excluding carbon monoxide statistics). This more positive trend might have been due to increased safety awareness and better safety practises. … Continue reading

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Magna Carta: The Making and Legacy of the Great Charter by Dan Jones (Book Review)

This year marks the 800th anniversary of this historic charter, and in this book English historian Dan Jones covers the background, all the important events, that led up to the issuance of the Magna Carta in 1215. https://elnasmith.wordpress.com/2015/12/31/magna-carta-the-making-and-legacy-of-the-great-charter-by-dan-jones/

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