Monthly Archives: April 2013

@sitemanagergal – Another post I didn’t want to type

I don’t apologise for using the title of someone else’s blog today http://sitemanagergal.wordpress.com/2013/03/27/another-post-i-didnt-want-to-type/ I could never have imagined that I would be sitting down writing this. No sooner had I published my blog yesterday than I received the awful awful … Continue reading

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Sweet Dreams

That’s another one crossed off, not quite so quick this time, but seven days isn’t bad. By the time the anaesthetic had worn off and wires and tubes removed, I was ready to come home. Well in my mind anyway. … Continue reading

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Oh What A Circus

I don’t normally allow anyone to address me as ‘uncle’, even though my eldest two nieces, and their neighbours, always used to do so. It was almost in a comical way, so that didn’t really matter. Somehow it never really … Continue reading

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Glastonbury Ticket Trauma

Damn, what an opportunity missed. Through the power of social media my blog broke through the thousand reads in a day mark, not just broke through but smashed it with over 1600 people visiting the site in a 24 hour … Continue reading

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The Ancient Myths of Glastonbury

Contrary to the BBC News website, the acts named last week are not the “full line up” for this years Glastonbury Festival. It would take at least a dozen pages to list the full line up. And why do the … Continue reading

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