Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Jumping Bridge

This is the bridge across the M62 motorway in West Yorkshire This is the view from the bridge across the motorway and which gives you some idea of the height. This is the sign attached to the bridge over the … Continue reading

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Well, havn’t Yorkshire folk always known this………………………….

Lonely Planet says Yorkshire ‘one of top global places’ The region’s “rugged moorlands, heritage homes and cosy pubs” are credited in the guide Yorkshire has been named as one of the top places in the world to visit in 2014 … Continue reading

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Britain lags behind Lithuania, Latvia and Hungary in damning worldwide education league table

UK ranked 30 out of 142 countries despite having some of the best schools Lithuania is 28th for education while being in bottom third of economies Hungary is eight places higher than UK in spite of an economy ranked 83rd. … Continue reading

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Student Employability and Bradford University

We are constantly assailed in the press and other media by comments from employers that students coming out of universities today are not prepared for the world of work. It is not uncommon for derogatory comments to be made about … Continue reading

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Ghouls stalk the cobbled streets of Golcar…………..

Two frightening apparitions encountered last night…………………….apparently these two were off to the school “Halloween” disco for a “Northern Soul” night (I made that last bit up!). I rather like the sartorial elegance of the young vampire with his “tartan tie”………. … Continue reading

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Where’s the best place to be a woman?

Women gain as gender gap ‘narrows’ The gap between men and women has narrowed slightly in the past year in most countries, according to a World Economic Forum (WEF) report. Iceland, Finland and Norway top the list of 136 nations, based … Continue reading

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What a Difference a Day Makes……..with apologies to Dinah Washington

I posted a blog earlier about the West Pennines and featured a number of photographs depicting the grim weather we had yesterday. Well, I went back to the same spot today and this is what I saw……………..breathtaking!

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