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December 2019

The last month of an eventual year. What is happening around the world? What differences are being made?

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June 2019

June 1st What Have I Learned? I met with some students yesterday - high school students I had worked with in Banff who were reporting on their amazing work demonstrating their sense of agency. One asked me "what had taken... Continue Reading →

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May 2019

May 26th - Getting Older There are, according to my understanding, challenges ahead for us all as we get older. Watching the BBC's The Dementia Choir - a moving pair of episodes of individuals with dementia coming together to sing... Continue Reading →

August 2017

August 10th I am sorting out my will and doing some estate planning. This is not at all connected to Vladimir Trumpkins "fire and brimstone" threats to North Korea and the growing fear that he could well start World War... Continue Reading →

June 2017

This month we will be in France and back in Canada. Watch this space for news, thoughts, and images from Toulouse. June 1 Visited the Musee Toulouse-Lautrec in Albi. A Very nice gallery display of his work in a building very... Continue Reading →

May 2017

May 1st 1st of May is traditionally a day to celebrate work and labour. I am not sure that this is the same as, in Britain, celebrating Labour. Yet today I am working. I am at Douglas College in British... Continue Reading →

March 2017

March 1st [St. David's Day] Today is L's 69th birthday. I will be 67 later this year. We don't do much to celebrate these events, other than to acknowledge "we are still here!". In fact, apart from the more frequent... Continue Reading →

Other Writing….

This is where you will find my fun writing as well as my more serious (as in paid for) work..

December 2016

Alan Bennet, The Queen, Donald Trump, Benjamin Britten, Queen Victoria and others....

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