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Many of us over 60 are counted out when part-time jobs come up despite our collective wisdom and abilities.

To counter some of this prejudice I have dispensed with sending my CV and have instead created The Complete Picture, an animated ninety second overview of my life to date @ https://vimeo.com/223960456.

 

 

 

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Parliament Squared by Derek Wyatt    The EU referendum has been a disaster for the political class who reside in the Westminster bubble. Claim and counter-claim by either side has disfigured the whole process. Most of us are sick and tired of the infantile name calling. And it has gone on and on and on. How on earth Michael Gove and Boris Johnson can hope to stay in the Cabinet should there be a Remain vote will test the Prime Minister's mettle. He will have to steal himself. Of...
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Social Networking 04/28 5-11 September 2016 Monday Julian Jephson @ Grail's  Tuesday  Dugald Macdonald Jnr @ Pimlico Robert Bell @ HM Treasury                                                                                                
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Brain Injury Charity Update I was concussed twice as a rugby player. The first time I was knocked out by an opponent. I was carried off to the changing rooms where  extraordinarily I undressed and then put my blazer and slacks. But instead of heading for the bar, I must have thought it was a good idea to have a bath because when the players came in from playing I was still in the bath with all my clothes on. The second time I was tackled and my head hit the ground (it was...
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WANTED: A new world body for SPORT by Derek Wyatt What is it about our world sporting leaders? What disease to they have which gives them the right to siphon £millions and £millions and £millions to their private bank accounts at a click of a mouse? What is it about a nation like Russia which thinks it is okay to reinvent its drug abuse on an industrial scale almost an exact replica of what the USSR (and East Germany) did between 1952 and 1978?  Wait a...
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