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Making Friends The Hard Way

Gill has been feeling rather lonely since she moved to Bristol. Oh, she’s made friends with her work colleagues and quite likes them, but she has yet to find the offbeat, weird types that appeal to her own offbeat, weird personality (her evaluation, not mine, although…) 671 more words


And It's a …Princess!

Gill was in London this past weekend. If I didn’t know better, I’d suspect her of going to   join the vigil awaiting the birth of the royal baby. 618 more words


On "Boomerang Kids"

Apr 30 at 6:24 PM

The London School of Economics, which since my day as a student seems to have transformed from a hotbed of radical unrest into a training ground for right-wing economists and free market policy wonks, has published a curmudgeonly study about the effect of “boomerang kids”. 187 more words

Get Out The Bungee Chord, It's Moving Day Again

OMG! Gill is moving flats again. She DID warn me that her current flat was only temporary, a six-month lease that she signed out of desperation. 1,042 more words


What Did You Say? And In What Language Did You Say It?

Maybe my brain is becoming addled with old age, but I found, when I was in Australia recently, that Aussie accents were difficult to understand. I thought I was prepared. 773 more words


A hard look at tough love and financial planning.

Source: Credit Canada

by Laurie Campbell on Thursday, April 9, 2015

Baby boomer parents take note. There’s a time for love, and there’s a time for tough love. 628 more words

Millennial Buyers

Down To Basics

Before my trip, I overheard Crazy D and L’il Sis discussing their plans for looking after the house while I was gone. “Since you’ll be looking after the dog and birds, I’ll take over most of the cleaning duties,” Crazy D offered magnanimously.” 764 more words