Monthly Archives: July 2014

Musical Discoveries in Lietuva……… Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis

I have been visiting Lithuania for the best part of eight years (part business and part pleasure) and have made over 30 visits to its wonderful capital city of Vilnius, but have also managed to take in visits to Kaunas … Continue reading

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Southern softies……..half an inch of rain and it is front page news

‘The roads are now rivers of hail’: Storm described as ‘zombie apocalypse’ brings chaos to morning rush-hour in British cities The above was the front page of the Daily Mail today (18 July 2014) and reading it and looking at … Continue reading

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Helmshore Textile Museum………reminders of my mother

My mother was born in 1918, was very bright and it was suggested she go to the Grammar School to continue her education. This was not possible because at the age of 8 her father was killed in a “pitfall” … Continue reading

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It’s your turn to get up and make the tea…………………..

© Kindadukish 2014

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White Working Class………..bottom of the heap!

  University admissions figures show white teenagers are the least likely ethnic group to apply for places. Figures from Ucas show that all ethnic groups have increased application rates – but white teenagers are less likely to apply than Asian … Continue reading

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Allez Lietuva………………

Ramunas Navardauskas wins the 19th stage of the Tour de France in appalling conditions, after making a break and holding off the chasing pack to take victory. He is the first Lithuanian to win a stage in the Tour and … Continue reading

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BASS PLAYER’S 23RD PSALM………….for MSG

The Lord is my drummer, I shall not rush, He maketh me to layout in tasteful places, He leadeth me beside cool meter changes, He restoreth my “one.” Yeah, man, though I read through the trickiest of charts, I will … Continue reading

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Tempus Fugit………….but little changes (or does it?)

I went to do a little shopping at the fruit and vegetable open market in Huddersfield today as I refuse to buy the tasteless and expensive (and pre-packed) items from the supermarkets. Tuesday is a kind of “get rid of … Continue reading

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Sexist it may be……….but it is bloody funny!

The above cartoon was put out by West Midlands Police as a bit of a light hearted joke, but inevitably the humourless PC brigade have taken “offence”…..the following is a report of the response to the cartoon There was outcry … Continue reading

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