Category Archives: History

Time and tide

Time and tide To paraphrase someone famous – “there is a time and tide in the affairs of men and women…” – mmm could it have been Shakespeare? Anyway, I believe that time is now and the tide has just … Continue reading

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Returning to the Fold #5 – rediscovering the pleasures of canvassing!

Returning to the Fold #5 – rediscovering the pleasures of canvassing! If you have been following the posts you will know I have become immersed in the Gorton by-election having re-joined the Lib-Dem Party a little while ago. So, of … Continue reading

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Personal Experience – say NO to coalition with Mrs May

Personal Experience – say NO to coalition with Mrs May As a prodigal son, returning to the Liberal Democratic Party after 20 years, may I be permitted a brief piece of advice from personal experience. I stood, and came second … Continue reading

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Back into the Liberal fold #3

Back into the Liberal fold #3 Manchester Gorton – Making a Difference! Getting one`s `work-life balance` in order is difficult at the best of times but can seem a strange concept when you have been retired for quite a while! How … Continue reading

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Back into the Liberal fold – #2

Back into the Liberal fold – #2 Before I start the Blog intended, may I first of all say a big “Thank You” to all those lovely Lib Dems who have expressed a real Welcome Back message to me following … Continue reading

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Xmas shopping – a quiet time in Brazil

Xmas shopping I guess it will surprise no one that we went shopping yesterday for the food and stuff we need for Christmas. Only a couple of days to go, so we needed to stock up, and we expected the … Continue reading

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Serendipity, a Journey into Brazil`s past and the Yellow Woodpecker Farm

Serendipity, a Journey into Brazil`s past Visiting the Yellow Woodpecker Farm – “Sitio do Picapau Amarelo” My regular reader will probably recall that I am an absolute advocate of serendipity and its beneficence. I have recently been the beneficiary of … Continue reading

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