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Posted on 5:12pm Wednesday 8th May 2013
It has now been 4 weeks since i have returned from my life changing trip to the Gambia, i really meant to do a blog as soon as i came back but the truth is i was so ill for around 2 weeks after and now i'm doing as much revision as i can for my exams, but now back to Gambia, if there is one world to describe the trip it would be Intense and emotional really.
Posted on 1:30pm Wednesday 8th May 2013
Strictly Come Dancing's Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace tango their way onto the Birmingham boards this week as Midnight Tango arrives at the New Alexandra Theatre. I headed to the press night to review this unique piece of theatre...
Posted on 11:17am Wednesday 8th May 2013
How many men do you think are afraid of their wives? If “afraid” is too strong a word, how many men believe they must walk on eggshells in their wife’s presence? What marriages do you know – well – that are successful and appear happy? I chose the word “appear” because no one really knows what is going on inside another’s home and life, so all we can make is educated guesses based on how well we know people.
Posted on 10:00am Wednesday 8th May 2013
Sometimes it’s the smallest of things that mean so much but we don’t realise this until they’ve gone. Now being a UK expat, the things I miss most of all (after giant boxes of tea bags!) are carpets and instant heat.
Posted on 12:00am Wednesday 8th May 2013
THE unseasonal cold spell we had around Easter has delayed the blooming of many of our spring flowers.
Posted on 10:15am Thursday 2nd May 2013
Needless to say, my title is a shameless pitch for comments but, of course, I’m going to share what’s on my mind first. You’re welcome to add anything on yours, please. It’s now two weeks since The Boston Explosion aka The Boston Bombings and I think we’re getting over the initial shock. I am still reeling from the details that my son shared about what happened to him that morning, which I’ll share in a moment.
Posted on 3:23pm Tuesday 30th April 2013
Scams are schemes to con people out of their money. They cause heartache and frustration to many. We at Citizens Advice want to make people more aware of the scammers ploys. Why should they get away with it......read on....
Posted on 12:33pm Sunday 28th April 2013
The atmosphere was buzzing at the LG Arena in Birmingham last night. As the lights went down at 9pm, all 14,000 fans screamed with excitement and anticipation. When Beyonce took to the stage with her opening number, Run The World (Girls), the roof lifted off. The crowd were electric and Queen Bey herself was on fire. She did not disappoint!
Posted on 6:00pm Thursday 25th April 2013
When we think of the word ‘redundancy’, we think of shortage of money and a difficult future, yet there are other forms of redundancy which have a completely different effect. I have never lost my job because of redundancy but I have felt the pain of those other forms.