Category Archives: Blogkeeping


If you’ve come here expecting a new post – don’t worry. Please retune your browser to the fine establishment of my friend Mr B. C. of Swindon, where I have a guest post today. Anyone fancy doing a guest post … Continue reading

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Saving Facebook

This is by way of a public service announcement for those who are ‘friends’ of mine on Facebook, or think they are but aren’t, or who would like to be, or for people who think they are ‘friends’ of mine … Continue reading

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The Carnival Is Coming!

This month’s Carnival of Evolution is over at the Sandwalk. Go look, read, and enjoy. There’s a lot to get your neural-crest-derived hard tissues teeth into. I’ll be hosting September’s edition here at the End of the Pier, and would … Continue reading

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Forthcoming: Carnival of Evolution

Just to let you know (both of you) that I’ll be hosting the Carnival of Evolution on 1st September. That’ll be the 39th edition – before that will be, of course, counting backwardly in an inverse direction, the 38th edition, … Continue reading

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A Year With An iPad

Doesn’t time fly when you’re having fun? It hardly seems possible that a year has passed since I bought my iPad. High time, I thought, for a retrospective which, I hope, will answer some of the questions that perplexed reviewers … Continue reading

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The Maison Des Girrafes Caption Competition #15

OOFTUGs generously libated for captions that drag me even part of the way out of my customary post-solstitial anticlimax. As usual here is one to start you off: ‘Uncle Fred drowned in a vat of bourbon. It took ages, but … Continue reading

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My Amazon Alligator

My friend, prolific popular science writer Mr B. C. of Swindon describes new and exciting functionality over at Amazon, which is providing ever more (and more useful) services for authors. Each author can have their own author page (here’s his), … Continue reading

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Welcome Back, My Friends

[sound of static]… Viking, Forties … Buzznarglezzzzpt … Je Suis Le Tenebreux! … Zxxxshisss … Get Them Down Sir William, I Cannot Wait Until Lunchtime …. Jyyszzzzzhssssspttt … With a melon? Surely not … Hhhhhhxxxyssggzzwwwwsss …. And we go over … Continue reading

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On The Internet, No-One Knows You’re A Chook

What do you get if you mix social media and chickens? Egg on Facebook? Tweets? Oh Noes! You’ll get Musings of a Techno Chook, a new up-to-the-minute tzores sauce source about iGadgetry, social media, volunteering and – well, there’s no … Continue reading

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So, Instead, I’m Going To Talk About Sex

I haven’t got much to say right now. Well, actually, there are lots of things I’d like to say, but they concern things which, are, as it were, in a state of flux. Imagine, if you will, children roasting on … Continue reading

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