Tag Archives: Billy Elliot

Ding Dong! The Witch is dead: Thatcher’s legacy

As I was thinking of a title for this post about my thoughts over the death, announced yesterday, of British Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher, the song from Wizard of Oz popped into my head and I thought it appropriate. I did … Continue reading

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On winning the Shot-put

Have you ever been bitterly humiliated and utterly destroyed inside and no one around you even noticed? I must write about just what LAMB school gets up to and I will do at some point, but today I want to … Continue reading

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My Town – part one

Whilst studying in the UK I’ve had the opportunity to visit family in the Midlands – specifically a little town outside Leicester called Coalville where I spent my formative years in the early 80s. If you’ve ever seen Billy Elliot … Continue reading

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