The Last Furlong

Comments on the race of life.


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So my ‘heart attack’might be something else…

Since my ‘heart attack‘  last week, two things have happened. I have developed THE most excruciating sciatica that I have to walk bent over like a zombie until the pain has eased a little. I have done loads of sciatica exercises to no avail. Continue reading


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God stuff and shit you didn’t know

If this offends you – tough shit! Tweet your complaint to #thoughtsandprayers

But I found it quite funny.

And smiling improved my pain….. Continue reading


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A bit of a cock-up

I have always written this blog as “The Last Furlong”. I make everything short and sweet and topics can be about absolutely anything I feel like posting. There’s no set theme. Continue reading


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Oh for Gard’s sake

It’s a frightfully tragic thing that, say, in the case of Madeleine McCann, there has been publicity, promotion – and even government intervention and assistance. But, in the UK alone, there are THOUSANDS of missing children.

No one is particularly “interested” in them. The press never mention them. They get no power, money or influence. They are forgotten, unknown, except by their grieving parents and relatives. Continue reading


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Christel Leleu-Ferro – Tourrettes Var, artist 2017 Post three

The artist Ai Weiwei by another artist – Christel Leleu-Ferro the artist with an atelier Figures Vives in Tourettes Var, Provence.

I really enjoyed her work. Figures Vives Continue reading


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Christel Leleu-Ferro – Tourrettes Var, artist 2017 Post two

Christel Leleu-Ferro’s art appeals to me because it is moving, changing, undulating. Continue reading


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Christel Leleu-Ferro – Tourrettes Var, artist 2017 Post one

Last year I wrote about Christel Leleu-Ferro – Tourrettes Var

I loved her work in her atelier Figures Vives – so vital. Continue reading