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Discrimination Is Discrimination (Or – We Really Need To Talk About True Equality)

On Wednesday evening I took part in a rather interesting discussion on Twitter. It was interesting both because of the original topic and the way I managed to widen it a bit without causing anyone too many headaches. The topic … Continue reading

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Everyone Needs To Clear Their Mind Every Once In A While (Or – How I Got Into Blogging)

I don’t know if I ever told you about how I got into blogging (and what keeps me doing it). So, I decided to share a bit about that with you in this blog post. I was made redundant from … Continue reading

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How To Reduce Stress In A Terrifying Situation (Or – Try Not To Contradict Your Colleagues Without Checking First)

I am aware that different people have their own ideas about what constitutes a “terrifying situation” – and the situation I am about to describe may not seem to be most people’s idea of one. However, please read this blog … Continue reading

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Why Calling Someone “Brave” Can Do More Harm Than Good (Or – Words Are Not What I Want To Hear)

I have come to a strange conclusion about my friends – they all appear to be suffering from a “Dictionary-based Delusion” about me. And – to be honest – I am pretty upset by it. They all insist on telling … Continue reading

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Blessed Are The Quirkies For They Are The Hidden Gems (Or – How You Could Miss Out By Going For The Followers Of Convention)

There is one thing you should really have learned about me by now (whether just through reading this blog or actually knowing me personally) – I do not follow rules. I will follow Laws of the Land – because they … Continue reading

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Filing Friends (Or – The Start Of A New Game)

Here’s a question for you to think about – How do your friends identify you??? I am not talking about the name they use when they wish to attract your attention. I am talking about how they file you in … Continue reading

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All That Scares You (Or – There Are Some Times When Not Checking Could Prove Fatal)

Back in the Dark Ages – when I was doing my NVQ Level 1 in Business Administration – there was a module on Health and Safety in the Office. My last job also had a slight element of Health and … Continue reading

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The Difference Between “Spontaneity” And “Uncertainty” (Or – How Both Concepts Affect Me In Totally Different Ways)

The above title might give you the impression that I am about to attempt to educate you about the correct use of the above phrases and words in the English language??? Well, that is certainly not my intention. I know … Continue reading

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Why The Old Cliche “Less Is More” Is Definitely True

This may sound strange but decor has a bigger impact on me than it does on most people. I love low lighting and olde-worlde wall coverings, etc. Except when I happen to be stuck in the middle of it. On … Continue reading

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How “Adaptable” Can Be A Red Flag

There are three words which I don’t like in certain contexts – usually when they are applied to people and certain situations. Two of the words start alarm bells ringing very loudly in my head – especially when they are … Continue reading

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