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Why Minorities Are Not Always Obvious

On Monday I attended an event which turned out to be totally different from what I thought it would be (and not exactly in a good way). The event was advertised as being on the subject of Mental Health (which … Continue reading

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Humour Based On Ignorance Is Just Cruel

I would say I have got a good sense of humour (a bit twisted at times I must admit). As someone who will happily make jokes about my sight I can usually take a joke by someone else on the … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Teaching And Educating

There are two professions which make me feel nervous – the Medical profession and Teaching. I know several brilliant Educators – only one of whom can honestly say they are a qualified, experienced, teacher (I know this because the person … Continue reading

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Why Making Print A Bit Bigger Can Make Me A Lot Happier

Today found me in a thoughtful mood – indirectly caused by hunger. I was in my favourite part of Leicester city centre, after a trip to my opticians to get my glasses professionally cleaned, when I started to feel hungry. … Continue reading

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When The Inside And The Outside Don’t Match Up (Or – The Disappointing Bus)

There is something quite odd about the town where I was born. It might well be on the same island as where my Dad was born but it has got way more in common with the city where my Mum … Continue reading

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The Funny Thing About Language

Here is a question for you – if someone left you a note saying “the key is on the plank” would you include all possible planks of wood in your search for the aforementioned key? Or would you assume you … Continue reading

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Some Friendly Advice That I Wish I Had Taken Myself

I don’t usually use this blog to discuss things which are happening in my “private” life but I wanted to tell you about something important which may end up saving your life. A few months ago I ended up in … Continue reading

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