Monthly Archives: August 2012

Political Politeness

When I am on my own, I can be really honest with myself. When I am with one other person, especially someone close, I am slightly polite, but mostly honest. When I am in a group, I am very polite … Continue reading

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Stuff

I have a lot less stuff than most people I know, yet I still have far more than I would like. How did this get to happen? Houses are like giant cupboards, and seem to encourage the accumulation of stuff. … Continue reading

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Taxing

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could choose how much tax you pay and exactly where it went. I have just donated some money towards a charity for the blind, Fight for Sight, which is supported by a blind friend … Continue reading

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Don’t Believe What You Read

This is the name of a Boomtown Rats song, the frontman of which is Bob Geldof, now a Knight. It’s a good motto, and maybe that’s why he has a knighthood. If you believe the papers and the supermarket advertising, … Continue reading

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