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Archive for October 2012

Mr Angry and the French lemon

October 29, 2012

It’s been one thing after another with our car. The latest occurred last week when the rear screen was smashed at around tea time on Monday evening. On looking at the car the police thought the damage was more than just a broken window as part of the tailgate had sprung up – making it […]

What’s in a name?

October 22, 2012

So, there I was on the first day of my first full time job, looking resplendent in my brown polyester suit and equally polyester shirt and tie. Sitting opposite me was my new boss, Alan. “Welcome aboard, Chris” he said cheerily “I hope you enjoy working here”. His face then turned more stern, as he […]

Seeing

October 15, 2012

This week has me schlepping down to the City Road in Central London to see a Mr Webster, who is my consultant at Moorfields Eye Hospital.  I catch up with him every year and, each time I come away reminded of how much I can see as well as how much I can’t. I can […]

What are you missing out on?

October 8, 2012

“[Pippa] wonders what the new DG would have said had he been allowed to finish a sentence or two.” This slightly cryptic looking sentence was a post written on Facebook a few weeks back by a buddy of mine. She was referring to a radio interview that morning with the new Director General of the […]