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

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

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

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

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)

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

- July 19, 2019

Just moved over the new #twitterdesign. Must say I'm not overly warm to it. Feels a bit overwhelming. Was much happier with the previous layout. I appreciate @Twitter is used heavily on mobile devices but this new stylesheet doesn't work well for me
Fred Gough

- July 19, 2019

@DerbyUni #FindJoyinEveryDay - Day 200/365 After working hard 25.5 hours in the last three days. I'm glad to have a restful end to the week before my day trip to #Bristol to see @beckiLane1. Was going to go the Movies at the Meadows tonight but the rain/thunder has put me & my Dad off ⛈️ https://t.co/SwLT6yO4dM
Fred Gough

- July 19, 2019

I'd strongly encourage anyone with an interest of trying to stop the #BrexitShambles and that lives in #Derby to attend tonight's @peoplesvote_uk rally https://t.co/RRVH7VF0Qx
Fred Gough

- July 19, 2019

RT @actionhappiness: Do things for people not because of who they are or what they do in return, but because of who you are Image: FTD by…

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Fred Gough

- July 18, 2019

RT @BBCBreakfast: 🧘@Vicky_McClure tells #BBCBreakfast the importance of hard graft and staying humble #ThursdayThoughts #ThursdayMotivati…

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