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interesting character names

Working in a pharmacy, I come across a lot of different patients. Sometimes, these patients have interesting names, and if you can dissociate them from the actual person – or, better yet, if you’ve never seen the person before – then it can be kind of fun to imagine what they’d be like as a person. 593 more words


Leicester against #Maximus - the Demo

Yesterday’s Demo against #Maximus was Excellent, despite the cold weather (we even had a small snow flurry) and a relatively small attendance; we had representatives from… 132 more words


notesfromthenorth75 reblogged this on Notes from the north and commented:

Well done to all who went along! :)

My Personal Independence Payment Interview (PIP) - Update

My Personal Independence Payment Interview (PIP) – Update

As most of you will know I had my Personal Independence Payment interview two weeks ago.

If you want to find out more of what PIP stands for, here is the official link: … 523 more words

Chronic Pain

It is right to proceed cautiously with Universal Credit, but why not with other welfare reforms?

Universal Credit has been in the news again.  Whenever the issues of why its been so delayed is raised we are told that it is the right thing to pilot it, sort out any teething issues, rather than just going full steam ahead, potentially causing utter chaos and distress to people if it does go wrong. 273 more words

Welfare Benefits

The Seventh Installment: January 12th, 1861

A week has passed since Pip’s fateful introduction to Miss Havisham and Estella, and in this chapter, he arrives for his second appointment to play at the manor house. 76 more words

Charles Dickens

Why loading the dishwasher makes me afraid to open the mail

Fear of Brown Envelopes – a state of anxiety caused by receiving a dark manila DL envelope, with a return address of the Department of Work & Pensions (DWP).
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i feel sad today because...

i used chopsticks like i always would, for dinner today. it’s my first meal today. it’s just noodles, easy. yeah.

but when i got in halfway through my meal, i said sorry to mum because i was taking a break from eating. 130 more words