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Small Minded

I returned to my fiance’s family home where I had a hard time getting along with his parents and pretty much the entire town.

6+ months ago I was working hard in a clothing shop full of hippy paraphernalia and asian inspired garments & accessories amongst elderly ladies which I found to be “below me” having worked in london where meeting targets and the word “sell” is the most important thing. 148 more words

Great British Traditions

‘I hope you don’t mind me saying this’ said the hotdog vendor, as I asked him for directions to the closest place to buy cigarettes at midnight yesterday. 850 more words


Getting Old and Forgetting Your Spellings

Age does not creep up on you in the way Nosferatu did. It is not hiding in a cupboard, behind a partially open door or the curtains that swing in front of the patio door. 485 more words

Being Dad

I Know I am Old but I may be Elderly too!

The evening news reported that an ELDERLY woman was found dead in a Macy’s restroom. She died the night before and was not discovered until the next day. 209 more words

Pretty Old (2012): a documentary

Being old. One of society’s many taboos, still standing strong.

Pretty Old: a documentary about being beautiful, expressive, creative and… alive
after you’re 58 years-old.

Official website.



Unemployment in the UK currently is known as one of the largest crisises at the moment; and many news articles, reports or journals are suggesting that this is mainly amongst the younger generation of the twenty first century, post-economic crisis in 2008. 504 more words


Pumpkin Pancakes

It came time to leave and we had a little time to go get breakfast.  I am not sure how hungry he was after the feast he just had.   411 more words