Category Archives: ABOUT GRUMBLESMILES

Do it yourself Dementia Care.

In their desperation to cope with the tsunami of dementia that is overwhelming the NHS some clinicians are resorting to consulting staff and even relatives of patients.     An interesting report of an audit by the Royal Chollege of … Continue reading

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Blogging Around The World 2

In September last year I  wrote a post about the interesting facts that you can get from WordPress  on your blog.  You  can see this post by clicking on 30 September 2014 in the Archive. Two milestones have just been passed since then … Continue reading

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Blogging around the World

I noticed on GrumbleSmiles today I had a visitor from the Dominican Republic and it prompted me to look at the statistics you get from WordPress.    This is one of the nice things about blogging, you get very rapid analysis … Continue reading

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About GrumbleSmiles & how to find your way around the website

I have worked in the field of housing and social care for the past 30 years until I retired from the ExtraCare Charitable Trust in January 2010.   I have an abiding interest in all aspects of social policy as it affects … Continue reading

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Tommy Blogtoons on the Postal Service

Since the GrumbleSmiles blog was started, we have been illustrating some of the posts with cartoons.  This is the second post in building a gallery of all the blogtoons. I’ve written a series of posts on the virtues of the … Continue reading

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Tommy Graham’s Blogtoons on Fruit Juice

Since the GrumbleSmiles blog was started, we have been illustrating some of the posts with cartoons.  This post is the start of building a gallery of all the blogtoons. I’ve written a series of posts on the virtues of fruit … Continue reading

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“Reflection on Blogging”

Q1  Why am I blogging? I have something to say about all things “elderly” Writing can be therapeutic   Fun when it flows easily – a topic that fires my imagination Frustrating when on an important issue – the simple … Continue reading

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