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Stephen Liddell
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Last week I wrote on how it was the 100th anniversary of the death of my Great Grandfather in Iraq in WW1.   In fact just last night I found a bookmark from my Great Grandmother who must have had it made long ago to remember her husband. So much of the…
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This week, much of the country has been focused on the shock of a vegetable shortage with rationing having been introduced back to Britain for the first time since the 1950’s.   In news that will send children across much of Northern Europe rejoicing,…
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There are many great and understated quotes from British history.   “Dr. Livingstone, I presume?” is known around the world.  Which child in the UK at least doesn’t smile at the supposed last words of King George and the famous “Bugger Bognor”.   There is…
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Sooooo, I’ve spent the last day or so creating two YouTube channels as it seems to be the way the world is going.   Unlike some channels, hopefully I can put up some videos of interest and perhaps even a little merit. It doesn’t mean I’m stopping…
So, we’re going on YouTube!
So, we’re going on YouTube!
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I’ve always been interested in speeches and it always seems interesting how easy it is to pick out those that are naturally gifted orators with those who merely give it their best shot. I always hated doing any form of public speaking and to be honest I…
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Forgetting the dreadful grammar though rather catchy title of this particular blog, I thought that I would share a recent interview appearance I made on the national BBC radio network over here. Whilst I was on holiday in Croatia two weeks ago and staying…
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This week the U.K. voted to go to war against the terrorists in Syria.  It doesn’t seem to be a popular cause in the U.K. or perhaps it is simply that its opponents are more vocal as it is hard to admit support for a war.  Of course there is no easy…
Peace In The Middle-East
Peace In The Middle-East
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This week sees one of the most eagerly awaited annual awards for contemporary art and what’s even better The Turner Prize too. The Turner Prize of course is one of the worlds most vaunted awards for contemporary art.  The Turner prize has been running…
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It’s nearly the end of the year so I thought I would write a brief review on my favourite TV shows of 2015.  It was hard to limit the choice to just 10 of the best but here goes! Humans Even more enjoyable than Downton, perhaps because it was a new and…
Top 10 Best TV Shows of 2015
Top 10 Best TV Shows of 2015
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I’m not really into the modern Christmas, I’m much more into the original meaning of Christmas.  However that’s not to say I’m not interested in the traditions of Father Christmas it’s just that I am into the more original meanings of him too rather than…
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