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We can hardly grudge the stretching out a hand to soldiers' little ones

The Waifs and Strays Society (now the Children’s Society) was there to help children orphaned by the war.

Waifs and Strays Society

May I commend to the attention of the Parishioners the following letter from this Society. 308 more words

Life On The Home Front

Forgotten Blogs: Three Snacks and a Lumberjack

I am always taking pictures of food and scenery with the intention of turning them into interesting blog posts.  However, that doesn’t always happen.   Then, later, I review the pictures and can’t remember how they were supposed to fit into the blog.  68 more words

To Contemplate

Just friend's?

This is going to sound odd but what do people who want to become friend’s talk about? Here’s the scenario.

Two people meet by chance. Once they begin talking they realize how small the town is. 127 more words

#alcoholic #bipolar

Lloyds Case Impressions, Ideagen AGM and Return on Capital

Yesterday I attended the Annual General Meeting of Ideagen (IDEA) at 12.00 noon in the City of London – see below – and afterwards spent an hour in the High Court listening to one of the witnesses being cross-examined in the Lloyds Banking Group case. 1,225 more words



When investing, one should view oneself as business analysts—not as market analysts, not as macroeconomic analysts, and not even as security analysts. Warren Buffett does not think in terms of market theories, macroeconomic concepts, or sector trends. 220 more words

Warren Buffett


In one hour, I will start my second job. After 22 year’s in the work force I’ve never held more than one job at a time. 408 more words

#alcoholic #bipolar

Return on Equity of Real Estate

For things like real estate, most dream about increasing cashflow as the mortgage is paid down, and the ultimate dream is paid off properties that provide consistent rent cheques and appreciation. 273 more words