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Is it just me confused by gender?

No wonder school children are stressed and confused. We tell them they have to work really hard on their exams or be left behind on the good job thing, get taught the facts of life on how babies are made and how to prevent babies being made. Lately we are confusing them saying that although… Continue reading Is it just me confused by gender?

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Is it just me aware how easy it is to offend?

Never have we been so opinionated! With the rise of technology and social media, we now have more ways of communicating then ever before. Whereas in the past this was to friends, family and work colleagues, now it is to the world, and all those virtual strangers. But language changes doesn't it? It doesn't remain… Continue reading Is it just me aware how easy it is to offend?

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Is it just me musing on the decades?

So, another year, another birthday. I'm ok about it, no really I am. It doesn't end in a 5 or a 0, so it's actually not that bad. I'm never going to love birthdays though. Their akin to New Year's Eve for me; enforced merriment and get togethers when actually you just want to take… Continue reading Is it just me musing on the decades?

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Is it just me or is the happy image of train travel dead?

If you think about the idea of a train journey, a romantic image comes to mind. Let me paint you a picture. You imagine £20 will buy you a return trip anyway within a day's travel, you have your schedule so you KNOW the trains will be on time and stick to it. After all,… Continue reading Is it just me or is the happy image of train travel dead?