Monthly Archives: December 2010

Weather Snow and Ice

  Great Britain is at the moment enduring a national phenomenon with weather conditions happening which are uncommon for this time of year. But where is the blame being put? It is not an act of God, it is not part of the … Continue reading

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A late delivery

This is a very late delivery, and it’s not because I’ve been stuck in the snow somewhere. It’s due mainly to having written it last week but then feeling that I hadn’t written much about the creative writing group and … Continue reading

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Media Release – Christmas 2010

A White Christmas is not on Doorway’s Wish List Doorway, the Wiltshire charity providing open access drop-in sessions for homeless and marginalised adults in Chippenham, is highlighting the existence of homelessness within the county during the recent bitterly cold weather. … Continue reading

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Surviving The Cold

The problem: The UK has been experiencing a cold snap, with regular overnight sub-zero temperatures, and on some days, the thermometers barely registering above zero in the daytime. Similar weather conditions prevailed at the beginning of this year.  Most of us … Continue reading

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The Bad Samaritan

  By Neil Brownhill (A slightly modified version of a blog post published 4th December 2010 on ‘The Ramblings of a Middle Aged Man’) This story starts on a typical two days / night in our capital.  I’m up early, … Continue reading

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