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Post Sacking / New Appointment Thoughts

OK, I have taken a bit of time to think about what happened so I could post reflectively rather than emotionally. A couple of things to say first, I’m not going to be critical of anyone – because 1. It doesn’t help and 2. I can̵...
by Joys and Sorrows on Dec 16, 2016

Gary Rowett Sacked

It has just been announced on the BBC that Gary Rowett has been sacked. I have to say, I am staggered. More to follow.   Image of GR used with kind permission of BCFC.
by Joys and Sorrows on Dec 14, 2016

BCFC Give a Statement on Rowett’s Departure

The club have posted the following statement on bcfc.com. The Club has today parted company with Manager Gary Rowett. Gary’s contract, and those of his backroom staff – Kevin Summerfield, Mark Sale, Kevin Poole and Darren Robinson – have been t...
by Joys and Sorrows on Dec 14, 2016

Thank You to ‘Keys To Recovery News’ for Printing My Holiday Article! I am Honored.

Hello and Happy Holidays Recovery Friends, I am very Happy and Honored that the recovery publication “Keys To Recovery Newspaper”  a FREE recovery newspaper  by  way, has printed a Holiday Article I wrote about “Gambling Addicti...

Guest Holiday Article From ‘The Fix.’ Is A 12-Step Program All You Have In Your Life? By Katie MacBride

I am starting my New Recovery Holiday Article Share series with an interesting topic and question. As in many Gamblers Anonymous meetings I have attended, I have heard some say that they gave up all their friends and are only friends with their GA, A...

Cooking Up A Veggie Storm In The Kitchen With Kalettes

I like to think that I’ve got a pretty decent general knowledge. Sure, I know more about certain topics – football and CBeebies spring to mind – but I reckon I could hold my own on The Chase or Tipping Point. It was therefore with a...
by The DADventurer on Nov 30, 2016

11 Crucial Characteristics Of A Profitable Cell App Mobile ads TopMobileNetworks

Cell Advertisements Are Strong, Income In On This Particular New Business list of mobile ad networks at TOPMOBILENETWORKS Auto Wraps Can Be A Cell Ad topmobilenetworks Assess If Mobile phone Marketing and advertising Is Perfect To Your Company Iphone...
by myblog on Aug 24, 2016

For My New Recovery Followers. An Intro ~ Thanks for the 500 Follows!

Hello and Welcome All, In honor of another ‘WordPress Trophy’ I have been bestowed, I thought I would celebrate with a share of my first article that was printed in a fantastic recovery newspaper publication this month! It is an introduct...

Are You A Victim Of Normalcy Bias?

Normalcy bias is something that occurs if the potential of a foreign bank collapse does not faze you. Does constant skirmishes all over the world ever cross your mind? Ever consider how the food you just consumed was grown? Was...Read more The post A...
by SeaGlass Fan on Aug 15, 2016

Trip in Review: Los Angeles

Hi everyone! I have to laugh at my last post — June 27th. Just a week before I started teaching again, and then once I was teaching…well I fell back down the black hole of a work-consumed life. Going to try to reach a better state of bala...
by The Plus Side of Me on Aug 14, 2016

A New Direction For SeaGlass Fan

Taking the SeaGlass Fan blog in a new direction is something I had considered for several months. I know it has been quite a while since my last blog entry. But finding sea glass on the beach has not been...Read more The post A New Direction For SeaG...
by SeaGlass Fan on Aug 12, 2016

Preparing For Toddler L’s 2nd Birthday Party

Although next week sees Toddler L’s 2nd birthday, it will actually be her first proper birthday party. Before you wag your accusatory finger, it’s not like we ignored her last year – we just chose to mark the occasion by doing other...
by The DADventurer on Aug 6, 2016

Bank Customer BEWARE!

I’m sharing a cautionary tale today – let the bank customer beware – so  you don’t get caught out like we did! You are particularly in danger if you have been a long term, loyal, bank customer – like us. Hubster has bee...
by Middle Aged Mama on Jul 26, 2016

Your Guide to Coffee Shop Etiquette

I never realised there was such a thing as coffee shop etiquette, until Miss 19 and I went out for a sweet treat recently. Miss 19 has been working in the hospitality industry for some years now – as a waitress, then as a barista, and now as a...
by Middle Aged Mama on Jul 25, 2016

A Non-Grandma Brag Book

You don’t have to be a grandma to have a brag book. In fact, I’d like to suggest that you have one looooong before then. That you start one, even before you have kids yourself. You see, my blogging friend Kirsty set a prompt for todayR...
by Middle Aged Mama on Jul 24, 2016

Faithful Ramblings: God's Grace and Will For Us....

Morning Friends!! I am so excited to share today's video with you all. It is a topic that has been on my heart and mind for quite some time. I love how, through prayer, God places things on my heart that need to be shared on the channel and here on t...
by Blissful and Domestic on Jul 24, 2016

Terrible Typos!

In this day and age, computers and technology have largely replaced the need for handwriting. Handwriting as I remember it, with a couple of American variations. I remember spending many hours at primary school, purely devoted to the practice of our...
by Middle Aged Mama on Jul 21, 2016

England Manager – Here We Go Again!

After England’s exit to Iceland in the Euros, I posted this blog partly about the team’s inept performance at a major championship AGAIN, but also partly at the FA’s apparent failure in getting the right man. Yesterday the press rep...
by Joys and Sorrows on Jul 21, 2016

New Look for Joys and Sorrows & Musings Ahead of the New Season

I thought it was about time we gave the site a spring clean. I have made some changes to the layout. I think the new look is easier on the eye and has a better Read More...
by Joys and Sorrows on Jul 20, 2016

Finally. Research Validates What I Knew Already About Childhood Trauma and Addiction.

. A Guest Article By PsyPost.org  … Childhood abuse and chronic parental domestic violence linked to later addiction. BY UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO ON JUNE 2016 “Adults who have drug, alcohol, or gambling dependence have experienced very hig...


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