Monthly Archives: November 2013

We must articulate and publicise viable alternatives.

In the last few days I’ve been moved to write two responses to public statements that each in their way exemplify the bankruptcy of dominant understandings of the challenges facing our society and economy. The first was from Richard Leese, … Continue reading

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Naples

After our trip to Italy was interrupted by family illness and a death we had the dilemma of trying to recoup most of the ticket and accommodation costs via insurance (most rail tickets were non-refundable and not changeable) or resuming … Continue reading

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Winter

A bit of frost last night (12/13 November) – it’s cut back the achocha that scrambles over the hedge.  I picked the last of the fruits – here they are. So we’ve been using them from the end of August … Continue reading

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This beautiful country

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Richard Kagan: Funeral notice

Kagan, Richard Stanley. Died in Darent Valley Hospital, on Monday 28th October , aged 90 years. Funeral to be held at Medway Crematorium on Tuesday November 19th at 11.40am. Family flowers only but donations, if wished, to The Royal Marsden … Continue reading

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Pendolinos and Frecciarossas: some rail experiences at home and continental Europe.

After a journey on Mr Branson’s smelly Pendolino to London we split up – Carolyn to visit her ailing father in Kent and me to visit Anna and Adela in London. A couple of afternoons spent playing witches, making biscuits … Continue reading

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