Category Archives: Advice

The future of the BBC

The BBC was in the news today because it is losing funding due to fewer people choosing to pay for a TV licence. A TV licence is something required by law in the UK before you can watch any live … Continue reading

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‘Richest 1% have almost a quarter of UK wealth, study claims’

You may have seen recently that new research by the Resolution Foundation reveals the richest 1% in the UK have almost a quarter of all the wealth. Here is an article about it: https://www.theguardian.com/inequality/2021/jan/03/richest-1-have-almost-a-quarter-of-uk-wealth-study-claims. This inequality is obviously unacceptable and, … Continue reading

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A letter to my son (about death)

Dear son, It is the year 2020. Here are some things that are, as far as I know, true: All of humanity lives on Earth, the third planet from our local star the Sun. The Earth is orbiting the Sun … Continue reading

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Series to watch during a pandemic

Recently my friend Dave asked me to recommend him some series to watch while he is housebound due to the COVID-19 pandemic. So! Here are my suggestions… (For reference, here is the rating system I use). Series I recommend watching … Continue reading

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Dave’s Overall Rating System (DORS)

1 star = Poor2 stars = Average3 stars = Good3.5 stars = Good with moments of greatness4 stars = Great4.5 stars = Great with moments of excellence5 stars = Excellent

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How my family moved to a flexitarian diet

My family & I have recently moved to a more plant-based diet because of the health benefits and lower impact on the environment. I have long-term ambitions to eventually be vegan so this flexitarian diet is for me hopefully a … Continue reading

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Guidelines for living

Make the most out of life take part Have fun life is short Be kind don’t be a dick

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Practical life tips for my son

Never be afraid to doublecheck if you have locked the door when you are using the toilet Always wear a helmet on a bike Always be careful around roads, water, weights, heights, fast things, hot things, and sharp things. Remember: … Continue reading

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