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And here’s to the NHS!

I never cease to marvel at the amazing legacy our grandparents and parents have given us, after the trauma and turmoil of two world wars – our National Health Service. Yes, there are (many) things about it that could be … Continue reading

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The poetry party revisited: Kin, by Deborah Harvey

The previous day I had managed to find and organise a date for us cousins to have our annual gathering – not until the autumn, but better late than not. I was sitting finishing off the last knitting on the … Continue reading

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The upside of flu

I’m struggling to find many upsides to feeling rubbish, but I’ve managed to come up with these: I don’t have anyone else I have to look after, so can sink thankfully into my bed when I need to (two whole … Continue reading

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