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Posts Tagged ‘Lwow

What I did in my holidays

August 5, 2013

As I emerged onto the street on a sunny July morning, I looked up at the skyline, dominated by the upper floors of the most imposing, stunning, old buildings. Suddenly something stirred inside me and, as I was walking had to turn to Ingrid and throw my head into her shoulder. I sobbed. These were […]


May 13, 2013

The black UK comedian, Lenny Henry once quipped about a response he gave to a racist comment. A man had told him to go back to where he came from – at which Henry tells us that he duly got on the next train to Dudley. I find that joke rather sad – but for […]


September 17, 2012

The other day I couldn’t find my scissors and nigh on went into a panic about it. Thankfully, they soon surfaced.  Adam (my son) had borrowed them and promptly returned them. They are a perfectly normal  pair of small scissors. I cut things with them, as you would with any pair of scissors. I’ve had […]