Good Old NHS! by Stevie Turner

Good Old NHS! I have nothing but praise for our NHS at the moment. After my GP referral had been processed at Addenbrooke’s Eye Clinic, I received a first appointment to be seen on September 8th. The very next day I was telephoned and offered a 2-snip punctoplasty procedure for my watery right eye a […]

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Wise words to an elderly lady complaining about her husband’s smoking and drinking by Churchmouse

Britain’s veteran television presenter Richard Madeley has a weekly agony uncle column in The Telegraph. Recently, a 76-year-old lady from Argyll and Bute in Scotland wrote to him complaining about her 73-year-old husband’s smoking and drinking. Excerpts of the letter and Madeley’s wise reply follow, emphases mine. Anon writes: I am 76 and I don’t […]

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Colours of Brighton! by ultimatetravel8

Brighton is one of the closest seaside towns to London. Only about an hour away by train, you’re in this amazing colourful city full of surprises. This city is famous for having one of the most iconic and unusual palaces in the country, is considered the green capital of Britain, and ABBA won the Eurovision […]

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