CTR Europe

November 12, 2015 at 4:32 pm (Uncategorized)

Should you require future disposal of corporate waste we hope we’ll be your ‘go to’ provider, don’t forget our service covers:

IT Asset disposal (computers, laptops, mobile phones, printers etc.)
Data wiping and destruction
Recycling of empty inkjet and toner cartridges
Buy back of unopened or unused inkjet and toner cartridges*

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Protect our BBC

October 27, 2015 at 10:28 pm (Television)

Dear friend,

Have a look at this: https://secure.38degrees.org.uk/protect-our-bbc

Government plans to rip out the heart of the BBC are taking shape. Imagine a BBC where newsnight is riddled with adverts. Or a BBC so underfunded that independent news becomes a thing of the past and the airwaves are dominated by Rupert Murdoch’s media. This is what the Government wants – we need to stop them.

The BBC has been a trusted voice in British homes for over 92 years. It’s vital we move fast and show David Cameron that hundreds of thousands of us are ready to rally around our BBC.

Will you add your name to the petition to protect our BBC now? Just click the link and it’ll take less than 10 seconds: https://secure.38degrees.org.uk/protect-our-bbc


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I was once…

September 17, 2015 at 1:36 pm (Poetry)

I was once like you are now!
New and shining and full of hope!
Be careful of who you trust, cause they’re all out for number one!
(Written Wednesday 16 September 2015)

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Promises Under the Moon

June 13, 2015 at 10:47 am (Poetry)

Originally posted on Katherine Givens:


By Katherine Givens

Originally published in Quail Bell Magazine.

Wreathed in silver light,
Beneath the wandering moon,
Love comes slow.
Banded in your arms,
Lulled into the heart’s quiet tune,
Grief fades into the darkness
Outside our cocoon.
Trust exchanged for trust,
Faith given for faith
We ascend—not fall—into passion.
Without greed, without regrets,
We belong to the night
As we belong to the day.
Wherever travelled,
Wherever stayed,
Wherever tormented,
Wherever bade,
Our souls remain as one
So long as the moon gleams.

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A Solo Hobbyist

June 12, 2015 at 6:26 am (Poetry)


I think that this sounds like most of us. We are free to be ourselves, when no-one can see us!

Originally posted on redgladiola:

A secret I found is that
I feel most like myself
when I’m alone
but engaged.

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May 29, 2015 at 10:50 am (Poetry)

Feeling tired
Feeling unsure and nervous
Feeling lost and alone
Feeling not sure what I am
Its hard to explain this feeling inside
Its trying to escape and I’m not sure it should!

(Written Wednesday 20 May, 2015)

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Poem for your Sprog

March 12, 2015 at 11:10 pm (Poetry)

A poem by /u/Poem_for_your_sprog

The sun goes down upon the Ankh,
And slowly, softly fades –
Across the Drum; the Royal Bank;
The River-Gate; the Shades.

A stony circle’s closed to elves;
And here, where lines are blurred,
Between the stacks of books on shelves,
A quiet ‘Ook’ is heard.

A copper steps the city-street
On paths he’s often passed;
The final march; the final beat;
The time to rest at last.

He gives his badge a final shine,
And sadly shakes his head –
While Granny lies beneath a sign
That says: ‘I aten’t dead.’

The Luggage shifts in sleep and dreams;
It’s now. The time’s at hand.
For where it’s always night, it seems,
A timer clears of sand.

And so it is that Death arrives,
When all the time has gone…
But dreams endure, and hope survives,
And Discworld carries on.

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Sir Terry Pratchett, author, dies aged 66

March 12, 2015 at 4:36 pm (Uncategorized)

Fantasy author Sir Terry Pratchett has died aged 66, having had Alzheimer’s disease for eight years. “The world has lost one of its brightest, sharpest minds,” said Larry Finlay of his publishing company, Transworld. Best known for the Discworld series, Sir Terry wrote more than 70 books over his lengthy career. He was first diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2007, but continued writing, completing his final book last summer. The author died at home “with his cat sleeping on his bed, surrounded by his family,” Mr Finlay said.


Terry Pratchett – Twitter

Just Giving – Terry Pratchett

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Leonard Nimoy – RIP

February 27, 2015 at 7:35 pm (Uncategorized)

Leonard Nimoy, who enchanted generations of audiences with his depiction of Star Trek’s human-alien philosopher and first officer Mr Spock, has died at his home in Los Angeles. He was 83.

The actor died on Friday morning of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Bel-Air, his wife, Susan Bay Nimoy, told the New York Times. He had been hospitalised at UCLA medical center with breathing difficulties days earlier.

Nimoy’s last tweet, sent on Monday, suggested he knew the end was near: “A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. LLAP.”

“Live long and prosper” was the Vulcan salutation which he made famous as Spock, and which he and fans carried into real life. Tributes to the actor, director, photographer, writer, poet, musician and teacher agreed he had indeed done so.

“I loved him like a brother,” William Shatner, who starred alongside him as Captain Kirk, wrote on Facebook. “We will all miss his humor, his talent, and his capacity to love.”

George Takei, who played Sulu, said the world had lost a great man. “And I lost a great friend. We return you now to the stars, Leonard. You taught us to ‘Live Long And Prosper,’ and you indeed did, friend. I shall miss you in so many, many ways.”

Taken from: http://www.theguardian.com/culture/2015/feb/27/leonard-nimoy-mr-spock-star-trek-dies-ages-83

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One-Legged Stool

September 20, 2014 at 10:33 am (Poetry)


I really like this. It is spot-on about how I feel and how I would prefer to feel.
Thank you for sharing this with us all :D

Originally posted on redgladiola:

Chair in Woods

I’m so tired

If I complain
my frustration is met
with hostility

If I am wronged
I must not have been
understanding enough

If I suffer
I must have deserved it

In the end
I just want someone to say:
“I believe in you”
“You’ll overcome it all”
without taking faith away
when they feel like it

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