Monthly Archives: October 2012

NouTube…

Tracheostomy Tube

When we were originally told that our son Edward needed a tracheostomy, we wondered how we would ever cope. The idea of our little boy having to breathe through a plastic tube that would be inserted through a hole in his

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Do you have a bag big enough for my dirty mind?

Tomorrow is my birthday, my wife and I are going out for lunch, just the two of us… In order that I don’t look like a complete tramp, I thought that I would nip into town and get a haircut. Afterwards,

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Surprise hot chocolate…

Hot Chocolate

I like to experiment and my wife likes hot chocolate. I have subjected her to some rare and wonderful creations but have recently discovered one that she really likes! It is really simple, but the results are great (or so

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If you didn’t laugh, you’d cry…

Tracheostomy Tube

A ‘funny’ thing happened when we took our little boy to the dentist. He wouldn’t open his mouth, no coaxing, tickling or bribery with stickers would make him budge. The dentist calmly checked his front and side teeth before joking,

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The quest goes on…

After my post yesterday, during our weekly shop at Tesco, to my delight, I discovered ‘Large Soft Sub’ rolls – was my quest for the perfect Philly Cheese Steak UK style drawing to a close? After slicing lengthwise, I had

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In search of perfection, cheese steak style…

I am a big fan of the Subway sandwich, but I feel that having lived in Philly for a year I am adequately qualified to say that the Subway ‘Steak and Cheese’ is an exceptionally poor substitute for a proper

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They were the heroes of old, men of renown…

The Fall of the Rebel Angels

A few years ago now I remember a sermon on the book of 2 Timothy which concluded with the famous verse: ‘All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness.’ 2 Timothy 3:16 The

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