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An ode to Donald Trump
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Let me introduce myself, You’ll know my name – Trump, Donald J. I am a man in perfect health, And this is what I have to say.   My job is US president,... Read More

It’s a wrap!
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I’ve wrapped a lot of presents in my time. In fact, it’s a bit of a mystery as to why I’m still so very bad at doing it. Maybe it’s because I’m always... Read More

Money, money, money.
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Money!  It makes the world go round, and at the same time it’s the root of all evil.  This apparent contradiction is confusing enough for adults, so how are children supposed to make... Read More

Sleep! And the lack of it.
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I am a lucky dad!  Every single day I wake to the gentle sounds of nature, having enjoyed a blissful uninterrupted 8-hour stretch of dreamless guilt-free slumber.  Thus refreshed, I spring out of... Read More

Fake news! The lies we tell.
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I read an article the other day that compared Donald Trump with Barack Obama, in terms of the number of falsehoods that they had told in their respective presidencies.  Here’s the article. The... Read More

Christmas
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I had a disturbing dream last night.  You don’t want to know the details, but it involved wine, mince pies, and a carrot.  It was a massive relief to wake up. I opened... Read More

Robots (again) and petrol
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On my way back from dropping off the girls at school this morning, I stopped at a petrol station. Why? Because my car was nearly out of fuel. This is a potential disaster... Read More

Road signs and robots
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I was driving along a beautiful country road this morning on my way to work, whistling a merry tune, feeling calm and relaxed, and looking forward to a day of rewarding and productive... Read More