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Learning How to Say ‘No’

Notwithstanding inasmuch as which my reputation as an editor at Your Favorite Weekly Professional Science Magazine Beginning With N, I’m just a girl who cain’t say ‘no’. I’m in a terrible fix. I always say ‘come on, let’s go,’ just … Continue reading

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It Has Not Escaped Our Notice #766

I have been deluged with several signs portents signs from our Latin America Correspondent, Dr A. C. of Santiago de Chile. There’s this; this; this; and, notwithstanding inasmuch as which, this; I wonder what this is trying to tell us?

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It might come as a surprise to you both that I have a page on Wikipedia. I didn’t create this page. Nobody told me it was being created, nor did they ask me for any input. They could have had … Continue reading

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City Lights (Slight Return)

I regret to announce that cromercrox, for it is he, deleted the original version of this post, entirely by accident. Here it is again, dragged out from some cache or another, though of course without all y’all’s insightful comments. We … Continue reading

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Well, that’s over. What’s ‘that’, I hear you cry? Ah, well, ‘that’ was the referendum last week in which the voters in the U. of K. were invited to decide whether they’d like to elect members of parliament in the … Continue reading

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A nice little old lady of Mrs Crox’s acquaintance came up to Mrs Crox in the street and gave her a pamphlet which she thought might be interesting, as it mentioned me. I sighed – it was Christian literature in … Continue reading

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“It’s not every day a girl gets to play with lungs!” quoth Crox Minor (12) on returning from school earlier today, professing that she’d just had “The Best Science Lesson EVER”. Her science teacher, clearly of the old school, had … Continue reading

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The Condition of Sheffield United FC

(Note: this is an obscure football joke. But, hey, if Cath can put up incomprehensible posts about ice hockey, well…)

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Dancing With The Scientists

Shows like Strictly Come Dancing and I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here are fun – but why are they almost always populated by showbiz and sports types? In the past two series of Strictly, political journalist John Sargeant … Continue reading

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Mental Gridlock

I am now so overwhelmed with things I have to do, things I’ve agreed to do, and things I’d rather like to do except that the prospect of actually doing them is terrifying, that I have become frozen into a … Continue reading

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