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About Gorseinonboy

Hi I'm Vernon Goddard, retired and currently living in Lincoln having spent time abroad in France. My wife Carol and I are enjoying life away from having to make a living; instead we're making plenty of new friends in Lincoln. We have new plans for our time together and new adventures to achieve. Hell Lloyds TSB are still paying for it all and you taxpayers in the UK. So thanks ~ we really appreciate your regular contributions to our spending money. And why not stop and contribute on this site. If you have a view about anything I write you're welcome to post a comment or get in touch with me. When I'm not blogging, I write a little, garden a little less, drink and eat some, exercise when pushed, talk for Wales and think about the grandchildren. Well that's me. Gorseinonboy.

Retailing – some home truths!

The 5 biggest retail mark-ups tweet2 Print Topics: Commodities International Asia   Rhian Nicholson, 16:20, Wednesday 8 June 2011   There are some products we pay ridiculously inflated prices on either because the retailers have us over a barrel or we’re … Continue reading

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I’m Back……….

Back at last and ready to post. After a long period without a laptop and no access to something on a permanent basis, I now have a Macbook and I’m rearing to go. come and join me………………..

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Best Films of the Last 10 years? Lou Gaul’s choice of 10 best action films!

Image via Wikipedia Best films of the last decade range from ‘Avatar’ to ‘Pan’s Labyrinth TEXT SIZE   By: Lou Gaul Burlington County Times New Year’s Day has come and gone and a new decade has begun.Before saying a final farewell … Continue reading

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What’s happening to the housing market in the UK 2010

Image via Wikipedia I hope you have one eye on your wallet if you’re thinking of buying a house in the UK this year – 2010. One eye on your wallet, one eye on your job prospects , one eye … Continue reading

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Living in France 2010

Image by Kol Tregaskes via Flickr Let me start by saying I live in the UK – to be precise England. To be even more precise Lincoln. I have lived in France having spent 5 glorious years in the Limousin. … Continue reading

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Political turmoil heading for the UK and for Europe???

Image via Wikipedia The recession is causing havoc amongst existing European Governments. Take the UK. Gordon Brown‘s hold on power has seriously slipped since the recession started, if not before, given his tendency towards the odd bloomer!But now well into … Continue reading

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Should I buy?

Image via Wikipedia It’s almost 2010 and I’m in a dilemma!Should I buy a house in the coming year or should I hold back for further falls in the housing market in the UK. What’s a man to do? Related … Continue reading

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Holidaying in France in 2010

Image by Bertrand Duperrin via Flickr I’d like to think that I’d take a holiday in France in the year to come. Get down to the Limousin to meet up with friends, relax a little around a lake, take in … Continue reading

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Blogging for Success……

4 Tips on Retaining your Blog Readers November 29th, 2009 | Blog Tips, Blogging, Comments, Readership When you first create a blog, getting people to visit it is definitely going to be one of the most important considerations that you make. Simply attracting these … Continue reading

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Blogging for Pleasure

Image by ~C4Chaos via Flickr Who these days admits to having an unsuccessful blog?Perhaps you have no subscribers or followers, or nobody but nobody ever visits your site. Does that amount to a lack of success or merely that you … Continue reading

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We can’t all write a novel…..Can we?

Image by Getty Images via Daylife We’re often told “there’s a novel in all of us just waiting to get told”.Well, mine can’t be that keen because it isn’t pressing me at all to come out –  like some new … Continue reading

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Christmas without a home

Image via Wikipedia There are many without a home in the UK this Xmas. Homelessness comes to the forefront of our minds as we finish off the last minute shopping and see in doorways or down a darkened alley those … Continue reading

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Christmas Time 2009

Image by minifig via Flickr The sun is setting earlier each day abd it’s just a little colder. December is coming down the lane with a freezer on its back! And it’s good to sit indoors and contemplate Christmas. Related … Continue reading

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Holidays in Lincolnshire

Image by Gattou/Lucie via Flickr We’re getting just a tad excited here about Xmas……..

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Visit to Donna Nock in Lincolnshire

Image by Rob Dunckley via Flickr Had a great visit to see the seals at Donna Nock today……

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Lincoln coffee house

Took this shot at Waterstones in Lincoln…….

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Went back to the Gym today…..

After our bout of swine flu or whatever, we returned to some form of training today. It was very refreshing after a two week layoff. Related articles by Zemanta 20-Minute Home Fitness Workout (healthnews.ediets.com) Four Free Ways to Improve Your … Continue reading

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Blood test results tomorrow…..

Image via Wikipedia Am I worried? Yes just a little. Carol tells me it’ll be cholestorol and the Dr will give me statin. I don’t know. It’s the waiting isn’t it!

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This is our effort this year

How to outwit our neighbours in Nocton. We live on the right……….

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EPA and Carbob Crackdown

Here we go…….. Related articles by Zemanta “EPA Sets Carbon Crackdown” and related posts (astuteblogger.blogspot.com)

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