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Enough said…………..

  Having lived in Yorkshire for the last thirty eight years I would say the above is a fair summation of the “lady folk” of this erstwhile county……………….

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The wisdom of children……….

What is it about young children that they are able to see the world in a very different way than adults. They have that capacity to cut through the crap and intellectual drivel spouted by their so called elders and … Continue reading

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I know I shouldn’t laugh…………

Given the appalling use of guns in the USA and the regular shootings that seem to have become commonplace, there is nothing about carrying guns that should be remotely funny. However, the cutting from a Minnesota newspaper above did bring … Continue reading

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George the Gorilla………..my 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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Psychologists of the world unite………….”so how do you feel about that?”

This is for my close friend and colleague who has come through a difficult year – sorry, but I couldn’t resist……………………..

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Dysfunctional Operating Systems……………….

A woman writes to the IT Technical support….. Dear Tech Support, Last year I upgraded from Boyfriend 5.0 to Husband 1.0 and I noticed a distinct slowdown in the overall system performance, particularly in the flower and jewellery applications, which … Continue reading

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Carl Nathan’s history of medicine………”many a true word spoken in jest”

Carl Nathan, M.D., is R.A. Rees Pritchett Professor and chairman of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Weill Cornell Medical College and co-chair of the Program in Immunology and Microbial Pathogenesis at Weill Graduate School of Medical Sciences of … Continue reading

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The stereotype map of Britain according to north Londonders………………..

  I never realised that “the North” started so “far North”, I was always under the impression that for Londoners everything north of the M25 was the wastelands of the North………….it is no wonder that us folk up North view … Continue reading

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Psychology, Monty Python…………..and an Invisible Gorilla

A Monty Python sketch has been used to highlight a psychological phenomenon that prevents people being aware of something completely different. “Inattentional blindness” refers to the way the brain can shut out the unexpected, even if it is right in front … Continue reading

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But mum, you promised not to plug me into the “electricity mains” again if I was a good boy………………

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