Life, the Universe and Everything

Posts sharing thoughts and discussing everything else in a nutshell

“Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.” ~ Albus Dumbledore


The Anxious Commute

The Anxious Commute

As many people are aware twelve months ago I had my first day of an Occupational Therapy placement. This was part of my solitary year of studying the health and social care vocation at the University of Derby. I am grateful for the support and warmth...

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Living and Coping with – Autism

Living and Coping with – Autism

This is the first in a mini series of blog posts I wish to write about the difficulties I have to overcome and cope with in every day life. Since my childhood I have had many of the traits which would show the signs of being autistic or even suffering from Aspberger's...

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My Favourite Podcasts

My Favourite Podcasts

Unlike many people, most of the audio content on my iPod is more full of audio books and podcasts than it is of music as I like to use Spotify to listen to music when at home. Both the personal portable media player and the online streaming music service can be played...

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A Pilgrimage made via Peak Rail

A Pilgrimage made via Peak Rail

Springtime has finally arrived in the Northern Hemisphere of the Planet Earth bringing with it some much needed sunshine and the bloom of plants, trees and shrubs. After a grey skied mild winter where the sun found it difficult to peek through the overcast spell. To...

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My Desert Island Discs: Part One – (Artists A-H)

My Desert Island Discs: Part One – (Artists A-H)

I regularly tune into BBC Radio 4's long stay programme Desert Island Discs which provides the listener an opportunity to understand those in the public eye or have achieved outstanding feats, the castaway their taste of music and a short intimate interview biography...

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Fred Gough

Welcome to Aimless Wondering. Personal thoughts and views are my own. Throwing my heart in front of me and running ahead to catch it. Read More…

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Fred Gough

- January 17, 2020

RT @willesdenstaff: Life is short. There is no time to leave important words unsaid. 🤔🤔🤔❤ https://t.co/TPTdwPLpUt
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Fred Gough

- January 16, 2020

It seems silly to think travelling across the country via train costs more than it does to take a domestic flight. Surely we need to change this. But it does not seem the government has any plans to encourage people to use greener modes of transport 🚆🛫https://t.co/eYAaycY5gW
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Fred Gough

- January 16, 2020

This is a problem with growing levels of #AirPollution causing major health problems & with the UK leaving the EU it looks like there will be no consequences if the government continues to allow emitting substances into our atmosphere. 🏭🇬🇧 🇪🇺 #CleanAirNow https://t.co/h5sF2erGmR
Fred Gough

- January 16, 2020

New @WildlifeTrusts report shows impacts of #HS2 are escalating inc. possible local species extinction! Plans can't continue. I've added my name to a letter to the PM. Please speak up for wildlife & ask Boris Johnson to stop & rethink 🐝🌿🦊🍃🦋 https://t.co/oCA9hBApBB
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