Monthly Archives: October 2013

Where are my comments going?

Hmm … Annoyed! I’ve noticed that when I try to comment on some peoples blogs my comments are not appearing. Seems that WordPress has decided I’m a spammer!!  What?! Oh well. I’ll continue to read and will comment even if … Continue reading

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Transitions

Life as a parent is a series of transitions isn’t it? Probably all life is. I was thinking this yesterday as Mrs F was cuddling our new great nephew, a tiny little bundle of new life who simply slept and … Continue reading

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Listening to others who’ve slipped

Remember I was talking about my momentary flunk a month or so back and then suddenly being asked to speak at a couple of meetings… guess what … yes… I was asked to speak at another one this week. It … Continue reading

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Stop the world I want to get off!

I had a day that felt like that yesterday.  A real major hassle at work which was out of my control in terms of what was happening but others looking to me to provide an instant solution and the solution … Continue reading

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BBC3 programme on Alcohol Abuse in Young People I caught the backend of this programme last night. If you can watch in your region I’d recommend it – especially if you have or know older teenage kids, sit with them … Continue reading

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Course – week 2

The course continues. Good news we’ve a week off next week for “half term” – hang on we’ve only done two weeks you say, indeed my sort of intensive schedule this is. 😉 Actually there is some design in this … Continue reading

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Baby update

The new little one arrived just after Sunday lunchtime – big lad just under 9lb!  All is good in the world 🙂

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It is was it is

We’re waiting this weekend for some good news.  My nephews partner went into hospital on Saturday after her waters broke.  My brother is going to be a Granddad.  How the hell did that happen – how did we get old … Continue reading

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Sad Deaths

I’m a big motor racing fan – my review of Rush the movie will have shown that no doubt. Over the last few days the motor racing world has lost a couple of fantastic people – Firstly Maria De Villota … Continue reading

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The Chance to Speak

A few weeks back I wasn’t sharing in meetings regularly, I wasn’t talking to other alcoholics much.  I was as they say “isolating” – this was in the middle of the phase of “This is a disaster why did I … Continue reading

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