Category Archives: Power

Political correctness……………..

    I recently received this from a very good friend of mine and I thought it worth sharing as it brought just the slightest hint of a smile to my face………………. What is meant by the modern term referred … Continue reading

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2016

Holocaust Memorial Day takes place on 27 January each year. It’s a time for everyone to pause to remember the millions of people who have been murdered or whose lives have been changed beyond recognition during the Holocaust, Nazi Persecution … Continue reading

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George the Gorilla……… new best friend from Russia!

Whilst driving through Paddock, which is a suburb of Huddersfield, I came across a rather large gorilla stood outside O’Briens removal and house clearance shop. He stood there on guard with a “don’t mess with me” look on his face. … Continue reading

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Female Orchestral Conductors and the “glass ceiling” (or should that be cast iron ceiling?)

Last week I received my annual free 7-day access ticket for the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestral concerts for the 2015/16 season that are broadcast live on the internet. Along with this came a very nice brochure showing the full programmes for … Continue reading

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“A change is gonna come”…………….Behnaz Shafiei rides bikes against laws and convention in Iran

Women are banned from riding motorcycles in public in Iran, but Behnaz Shafiei is working hard to break the status quo. The 26-year-old has been riding for 15 years and, under the veil of her helmet, is regularly thought to be … Continue reading

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