Monthly Archives: February 2011

The car as a vehicle of social castration

I have been doing a lot of walking recently.  Not going up into the mountains but walking as a means of getting to places.  As explained in a previous blog my concessionary bus pass, issued in Wales, isn’t valid in … Continue reading

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Grey economy business opportunity

In the first series of the Beiderbecke trilogy Trevor Chaplin, the James Bolan character, meets Big Al, played by Terence Rigby, and is introduced to the concept of the White Economy, the perceived threat of which is the underpinning of … Continue reading

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Back to my origins

I travelled up oop North on the train.  At £13 return that takes some beating.  But it means that I am without the car while up here. So in more ways than one it has been back to my origins. … Continue reading

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Grey, uncertainty, chaos ….. but put in perpsective

Apologies for the long gap since the last blog which was uploaded on 3 February.  Those suffering withdrawal symptoms should seek medical attention.  Or get a life.  At least one person out there cared enough to e-mail to check that … Continue reading

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The grey cliffs of Sussex: or 3 Grey days and 2 sunsets.

And now for something completely different.  I’ve been down in Sussex staying with friends, walking along the cliffs and on the South Downs.  Very different from the Rockies …. and Greece … and Wales.  But with its own attractiveness.  Altogether … Continue reading

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