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The Shapes of Things – a story taster

Aug 18th, 2014 | By
The peope Jack might have been talking about?

“Something is wrong with the way people live. You can tell by the way they walk” said Doherty. Rivers were flowing as usual. Streets, filled with shoppers and of course cars. The cars edged forward at a slower pace than the pavement browsers achieved – more cars than road space. All were predictably “there”. A
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Economy Nuggets Number 2

Feb 1st, 2012 | By

On answering a request to give my opinion upon a stock market analyst’s report about a fall in Amazon.com stock, I wrote: “ It is a classic example of classic stock analysis that is likely to be reliable as often (possibly less so ) as it is unreliable. Much that the author mentions makes sense
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Economics nuggets 2

Oct 26th, 2011 | By

UK Economy and Banks – Two people ask for help, one is drowniing he other thirsty, the water will be given to the drowning




Economy Nuggets – Number 1

Aug 19th, 2011 | By

The economies of much of the world continue to demonstrate falling numbers, weakness and susceptibility of any and every strain, at any piece of bad news or minor change of sentiment. Today gold has reached (perhaps it will fall leaking gains or rise to excite new cries of “how high” ) 1862 dollars per ounce.
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As ever UK versus USA

Jun 15th, 2011 | By

Strange that England is a country that spurns success and yet condemns failure. You can’t learn through failure in England, yet you can in America. You must succeed in America but if you fail you will learn a lot and be the better for it.




Unusual gift ideas for unusual people

Dec 24th, 2009 | By

Having to buy, invent, dream up & magically conjure up gifts for Roger, I have always been on the lookout for unusual, original gifts. Here’s a list of ideas I have used or saved for future use: A personalized caricature portrait (www.sprattiart.com). This looks amazing & of high quality. It is also very original! Cost:
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Why bright colours improve your well-being

Mar 27th, 2009 | By

One of my paintings. You should buy it! Why, because it is a no side-effects balm, medicine, sedative, soother, energizer, envigorator and cure for just about anything…and more. Why? Bright colors create energy, positive thoughts pleasure and good humour. There’s good reason for fairgrounds, festivals using bright colours – reds, yellows, oranges, bright blues and
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