- My Ulverston
- The lone clarinet player
- Ulverston swop shop
- Ulverston Links
- Reflections of a philosophical nature
- Are Persimmons cheats?
- What's happening in Ulverston
- Discussing topics to do with Ulverston and the surrounding area.
- Persimmons Hoad View, Ulverston
- Our Schools Are Not For Sale
- Lfe after stroke in Ulverston
- Teachers sharing their work with Flash
- The views held by Geoff Dellow
- Ulverston Blog
Blogs I follow
- AFTER THE CONFLICT - Cumbrian War Memorials
- Ford Park
- Swarthmoor Hall Blog
- Thought for Food
- Ulverston Angling Blog
- ~Silver Foxes~
|Occupation||Living for all I can and encouraging others to do the same.|
|Location||Ulverston, Cumbria, United Kingdom|
|Introduction||School in Birmingham KEGS Five Ways to 18 (good at maths) then University (Chemical Engineering B.Sc then Ph.D) to 25 (1960) Glaxo (Research Chem Eng) at Ulverston, Cumbria to 1964 - Ran Pathfinders at the Parish rooms, Church Walk. Research for Shell -San Francisco Bay Area, California to 1970 - two patents. The Falls, Ulverston converted barns to self-catering to 1983, Unique Food Service acclaimed in the National Press. Market stall then converted Stables Carpet Store to the present Oxfam building in 1987 and ran as Community Centre Lost most of my money Qualified as teacher at age 53 (1988) (Goldsmiths- London) Taught Hainault Forest High (NE London) - Design Technology till 1998 Learnt Flash (web design software) - Thought "Children would love this" and they did. Taught 2000 kids Flash and 50 teachers in both primary and secondary schools till 2004 (BETT exhibitor in 2000) Returned to Ulverston 2004 Resumed teaching Flash to teachers worldwide till present. 2008 decided to be Ulverston County Councillor Support Liverpool and Arsenal Women's team.|
|Interests||Pottery, Photography, walking dogs (other people's), cats (ours), Low-brow Philosophy (asking awkward questions eg Do we need schools/teachers/police/rent collectors ?) Community involvement - web sites|
|Favorite Movies||Bambi - anything with Dustin Hoffman|
|Favorite Music||all kinds play Clarinet and Piano sometimes!|
|Favorite Books||Wikipedia !|
You've rented a sky-writer to propose to your significant other, but it's completely overcast. What will you do?
Sprinkle salt on the clouds and return in an hour when the clouds have dissipated and the Sun emerges - appropriately Alternatively discharge soft light toys in the form of the letters " Marry me" Alternatively cancel the plane and use the money to go to the local - good quality -eating house and enjoy a good chat!