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Barry Coidan
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According to one survey the Tories are 4 points ahead of Labour. Why? The poll might be completely wrong but I don't believe so. So why are the Tories ahead? On the face of it it doesn't make sense. The Tories are at each other's throats over Brexit. They h...
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"Pray, do not mock me: I am a very foolish fond old man"
Last night Roger and I saw "King Lear". I have to say that to my taste it reads better on the page than performed but it is a great play. Ian McKellen played the old king. What with fabulous  reviews and possibly the last chance to see Sir Gandalf in this r...
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"You're only supposed to blow the bloody doors off!"
We love our old darlings. Actors who we've grown old with. Whose crinkly, weathered faces we've marked over the years. So "King of Thieves" was an obvious choice, especially on a miserable Sunday. Th film was showing at our local Empire - possibly the best ...
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Old World Blues
Old World Blues
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Standing Room only
It's a really good play "The Lehman Trilogy". Three actors in 3 Acts cover the company's beginnings in the 1850's to its precipitous fall in 2008. Simon Russell Beale played Henry Lehman, the eldest brother, Emanuel Lehman was played by Ben Miles and Adam G...
Standing Room only
Standing Room only
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Psoriasis
My life with psoriasis . It's a pretty bloody story. I've had  psoriasis since I was a teenager - except I  didn't know it. The frantic scratching of my scalp  until it bled was "dandruff". It got so bad I used Dettol. Strangely it only effected my scalp. A...
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Antarctica remembered
When Peter and I came back from Antarctica in March we were given a link by G Adventures that allowed us to access the photographs taken by the professional photographer attached to the trip. I used some of them for my earlier postings. I rediscovered them ...
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Poetry at a Meeting House
I've posted about the Waltham Forest Poetry Competition - there's still over three weeks before the closing date of midnight 7th September. A first prize of £300 and immense kudos goes to the winner. I mentioned in an earlier post that I'd read some of my p...
Poetry at a Meeting House
Poetry at a Meeting House
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North to....Kirkenes
Following Peter and my trip to Antarctica in March I've been keen to go to far away places where there's ice and space. On my return I signed up for a sailing trip to Antarctica. It was expensive and recently I cancelled my booking - I didn't think at 72 I'...
North to....Kirkenes
North to....Kirkenes
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