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Shoreditch

“Just write every day of your life. Read intensely. Then see what happens. Most of my friends who are put on that diet have very pleasant careers.”~Ray Bradbury Here’s an attempt to do so. Four pages written in a note … Continue reading

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The ethical use of numbers

The local LibDems annoy me, or rather whoever writes their leaflets does. The writing style is often an attack on the Conservatives – obviously not necessarily a bad thing but it always seems so negative an approach; it can look … Continue reading

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When does the train leave?

I have a range of times to leave the house for work: 8:50am for the train; 9:00am for a bike ride; 9:15am for a drive. I’ve just got my bike back from the amazingly helpful husband of a work colleague … Continue reading

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DIY the JB way

Now that Samantha has moved out, her bedroom has been requisitioned as an artist’s retreat by Sue. The wardrobe therefore needed to be converted into a materials cupboard. The truncated metal broom handle that Samantha’s clothes were hung from was … Continue reading

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Andrew Maxwell – Norden Farm

Andrew Maxwell is a lovely comedian who I haven’t been able to see live for years. My first experience was sitting in front of him at the rear of a plane back from Stockholm in 2008; we just assumed he … Continue reading

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Yamato Drummers

On a whim, I bought a ticket top see the Yamato Drummers at Reading’s Hexagon. No idea at the time what they were like although it would be fair to say I was confident there would be lots of hitting … Continue reading

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“Knock, knock.” “Who’s there?” “Your dead hard drive.”

Several years ago (2011 maybe?), I bought an Iomega Home Media Network Hard Drive (2TB) so family had some shared storage for music etc. It became less used when I bought a Windows Home Server and eventually ended up unused … Continue reading

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