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Lessons From The Ducks

In Cambridge UK Cambridge city is a mixture of very old and new. In the middle of the city there are lots of green spaces, waterways, parks and open spaces. There are cows, geese, ducks, fish and I even saw a heron landing this afternoon, looking for fish
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Posted by on July 28, 2019

The Trials and Tribulations of an Amateur Photographer: How it all began (part 1) - those first faltering steps

A series of articles on my introduction to modern digital cameras I have always been sort of interested in photography. In my younger days I was a keen hillwalker and camper and used to wander far and wide over the hills of my native Scotland and photogra
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Posted by on August 4, 2019

Priority Boarding or Not?

Change Of Airline When I went to book my flight from Northern Ireland to England, well ahead of time, the tickets were pretty expensive, so I looked for another airline. The only alternative was to travel with RyanAir, via Dublin (instead of Belfast). Dub
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Posted by on July 29, 2019

#20Resolutions Update - 4 months in, 17 Goals Remaining

In my last update http://www.personapaper.com/article/48160-20resolutions-update---51919 , I had done the following: 1. Finished reading two books 2. Lost no weight 3. Gotten rid of nine wardrobe items 4. Made three new
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Posted by on August 4, 2019

Tomorrow I will put on my uniform for the last time

It's official, tomorrow is my last day as an NHS nurse. I'm not sure I can believe I am typing that but it's true. I haven't been well supported since coming back from my injury and I am still in so much pain I just cant take it any more - 12 hour shifts a
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Posted by on August 17, 2019

I am now unemployed (technically)

It just occurred to me last night when I was on my way to bed after my last shift as an NHS nurse that my contract officially ended at midnight, but my new job doesn't start till Friday meaning that on a technicality, I am currently unemployed. I don't kn
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Posted by on August 19, 2019

The Trials and Tribulations of an Amateur Photographer: How it all began (part 2) - getting in deeper

A series of articles on my introduction to modern digital cameras (You may wish to read my Previous Post) OK, I have my new digital camera and I have taken lots of photographs of my first hillwalking trip with Wingman. I now needed a way to vie
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Posted by on August 24, 2019

#20Resolutions Update - Another Month Passed, Another Goal Achieved (But So Many Remain)!

In my last update on the project, here: http://www.personapaper.com/article/48198-20resolutions-update---4-months-in-17-goals-remaining , I had closed out three categories, and had achieved the following on the remaining 17:
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Posted by on September 3, 2019

It's Been A While...

Hey there, everyone. It's been a while since I've gotten around to posting in here, so I wanted to just post a few life updates.- My work has been going okay. I've gained a few clients on Fiverr, while learning when to say "no" (but in a professional matte
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Posted by on September 15, 2019

Me, My CPAP, and the Electricity Last Night Telling on Myself

OK. Maybe the following anecdotal material will never be a best-seller. Maybe it will even put you to sleep... Last night, I was downing a copy of Diagnosis Murder onto my PC. There, done! No sooner had it completed, I think within a second, perhaps two,
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Posted by on August 1, 2019

It's Been A While...

Hey there, everyone. It's been a while since I've gotten around to posting in here, so I wanted to just post a few life updates.- My work has been going okay. I've gained a few clients on Fiverr, while learning when to say "no" (but in a professional matte
Click here to read more

Posted by on September 15, 2019

Weather Irony in Central Virginia

I live in Nelson County in Central Virginia. We are not far from the (Appalachian) mountains of West Virginia. In fact, we have some mountains ourselves. The range has interruptions of elevation so there are points that some storms not too high in elevatio
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Posted by on September 6, 2019

#20Resolutions Update - Another Month Passed, Another Goal Achieved (But So Many Remain)!

In my last update on the project, here: http://www.personapaper.com/article/48198-20resolutions-update---4-months-in-17-goals-remaining , I had closed out three categories, and had achieved the following on the remaining 17:
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Posted by on September 3, 2019

The Trials and Tribulations of an Amateur Photographer: How it all began (part 2) - getting in deeper

A series of articles on my introduction to modern digital cameras (You may wish to read my Previous Post) OK, I have my new digital camera and I have taken lots of photographs of my first hillwalking trip with Wingman. I now needed a way to vie
Click here to read more

Posted by on August 24, 2019

I am now unemployed (technically)

It just occurred to me last night when I was on my way to bed after my last shift as an NHS nurse that my contract officially ended at midnight, but my new job doesn't start till Friday meaning that on a technicality, I am currently unemployed. I don't kn
Click here to read more

Posted by on August 19, 2019

Tomorrow I will put on my uniform for the last time

It's official, tomorrow is my last day as an NHS nurse. I'm not sure I can believe I am typing that but it's true. I haven't been well supported since coming back from my injury and I am still in so much pain I just cant take it any more - 12 hour shifts a
Click here to read more

Posted by on August 17, 2019

The Trials and Tribulations of an Amateur Photographer: How it all began (part 1) - those first faltering steps

A series of articles on my introduction to modern digital cameras I have always been sort of interested in photography. In my younger days I was a keen hillwalker and camper and used to wander far and wide over the hills of my native Scotland and photogra
Click here to read more

Posted by on August 4, 2019

#20Resolutions Update - 4 months in, 17 Goals Remaining

In my last update http://www.personapaper.com/article/48160-20resolutions-update---51919 , I had done the following: 1. Finished reading two books 2. Lost no weight 3. Gotten rid of nine wardrobe items 4. Made three new
Click here to read more

Posted by on August 4, 2019

Me, My CPAP, and the Electricity Last Night Telling on Myself

OK. Maybe the following anecdotal material will never be a best-seller. Maybe it will even put you to sleep... Last night, I was downing a copy of Diagnosis Murder onto my PC. There, done! No sooner had it completed, I think within a second, perhaps two,
Click here to read more

Posted by on August 1, 2019

Priority Boarding or Not?

Change Of Airline When I went to book my flight from Northern Ireland to England, well ahead of time, the tickets were pretty expensive, so I looked for another airline. The only alternative was to travel with RyanAir, via Dublin (instead of Belfast). Dub
Click here to read more

Posted by on July 29, 2019