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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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Paranoia. The mystery of the missing Kindle deepens…

Paranoia. Just because you are paranoid it doesn`t mean they are not out to get you I am beginning to suffer a bout of paranoia now about the mysterious disappearance of the Kindle version of my novel Captain Cobbler from … Continue reading

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Liberal Britain – five wishes of a liberal outsider

Liberal Britain – five wishes of a liberal outsider Treachery – whither Liberalism now? You may be aware there is a saying that “a week is a long time in politics”.  Well, seven days after the coun… Source: Liberal Britain … Continue reading

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Shakespeare & Richard lll

Richard lll and the Battle of Bosworth I have just been reading a suggestion that Shakespeare`s play about Richard lll may have been a more current political satire directed against the Cecils. The article went into some depth about the misdirections … Continue reading

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Luz do sol da Primavera traz sorrisos!

E hoje , eu pensei que deveria fazer alguma coisa diferente e colocar meu blog em Português para amigos e colegas no Brasil. Então com uma pequena ajuda do Google e de Fatima, aqui está uma cópia de um recente … Continue reading

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Counting the cost of being an Expatriate.

Counting the cost of being an Expatriate. I have returned to England and from now on I shall spend more time here than in Brazil. But right now I am having to count the cost of being an expat. Stacked … Continue reading

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Re-reading childhood books

Re-reading childhood books Gosh we have changed. By Jove and lashings of ginger beer. I have just been reading an article in the Guardian about re-reading the books of childhood. For those of you out there approaching or exceeding my … Continue reading

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