Disappointment, sadness and more good news – first published 22 November 2013

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November 2013 was drawing to a close along with my job. The were good days and bad days, hopes raised and dashed. At times it seemed cruel that we had to be there, slowly dismantling our world and our work. At other times we savoured every moment there was left. Through it all the little moments of beauty kept me going. Continue reading Disappointment, sadness and more good news – first published 22 November 2013

a gloomy day with a sunny finish – First published 16 April 2013

From Wikimedia Commons Sourcehttp://www.flickr.com/photos/hahatango/8652816493/ Author Aaron "tango" Tang
From Wikimedia Commons Source http://www.flickr.com/photos/hahatango/8652816493/ Author Aaron “tango” Tang

Television, and in particular the news, is not something I watch most of the time. Of course, I’m not averse to an interesting nature programme or a good film, I even quite enjoy shows like CSI and NCIS because the detective process fascinates me. So, the first I heard of the Boston Marathon bombing in April 2013 was when Commando phoned me from work. With the Moonwalk a few weeks away and Commando’s first marathon that October it shook me to the core. Continue reading a gloomy day with a sunny finish – First published 16 April 2013