Swimming with Sharks

A politician may occasionally say one thing but do another. When a shark invites you into the water and promises to teach you to swim. You are responsible for believing the shark. If the shark chooses to turn round and bite you as soon as you get in the water, the blame is as much …

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A Bloody Disgrace

“Would you look at that it’s ridiculous!” “Aye” “Imagine cutting the grass like that.” “Ah, know” “That field used to be looked after.” “Ah, know” “They cut it when it’s raining.” “Ah, know” “Now look, a bloody disgrace” “Ah, know” “It’s those kids I’m saying.” "Ah hear you hen.” “Are you listening?” “Aye.” “It’s those …

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Words. There are many words. Words which can be combined in an almost infinite combination. When used together they convey not just meaning but expression, emotion and purpose. Some words can hurt, others heal. Some words can be said quickly, without thought yet their effect can be lasting. Haunting. Words bring opportunity or condemn us. …

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