Monthly Archives: October 2011

Kittehs To The Rescue

I was going to discuss politics and religion in this post, until I remembered (1) a promise I made to myself at Yom Kippur not to get embroiled in such discussions any more, as they only seem to cause anxiety … Continue reading

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The Maison Des Girrafes Caption Competition #401

Greetings from a litl ‘lotl.

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Europe

I love Europe. A rash of recent trips in the cause of Your Favourite Etcetera has taken me, in recent months, to Amsterdam, Leipzig, Dresden and Switzerland, and I’ll be doing much the same in Helsinki before the year is … Continue reading

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By The Sea – Now On Kindle

With thanks to the good offices of Dr S. C. of Omaha, who pointed me in the right direction, my novel By The Sea is now available for you to buy on Amazon’s Kindle. You can get the ebook from … Continue reading

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Yorkshire

I’ve just returned from a most interesting trip to Yorkshire. First I had to visit the Yorkshire consulate in London where a nice man called Willie Eckerslike renewed my visa and made sure my jabs were up to date, notwithstanding … Continue reading

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Uploads, Downloads

If I hadn’t been going to the football today with my friend Mr W. P. of Cromer, I might not have learned that my novel By The Sea is for sale to read on your iGadget from the iBooks store … Continue reading

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Excerpt

I have been deluged by a request from a Dr J. G. of Sussex to see some of the draft of my ongoing book, The Beowulf Effect: Fossils, Evolution and the Human Condition. I’m now well over 30,000 words in … Continue reading

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Misquotation

As both of you will know by now, my next book, which I’m writing now, will be called The Beowulf Effect: Fossils, Evolution and the Human Condition. In it, I revisit some of the themes I first explored in my … Continue reading

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Dresden

I’m just back from a visit to the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics in Dresden. If I told you what I found out, I’d have to kill you. Suffice it to say that this ex-paleontologist found … Continue reading

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Tubes

You’ll both be familiar now with the build that’s been going on at the Maison des Girrafes for some time now. We’ve now entered that long asymptote known as ‘finishing touches’. Oh yes, the kitchen still hasn’t got a proper … Continue reading

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