Category Archives: Fun

Relative oblivion and revivals

While on vacation in California, I had the U.S. version of a famous online bookstore locate and then send me a copy of a collection of essays I once enjoyed in the very same yard-sale paperback edition. It is as … Continue reading

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The curious case of the barbecue and the toilet seat.

The prospect of a weekend with some warmer weather sends us Brits in to a frenzy of outdoor eating. So, in this spirit, and ignoring the light rain, I went searching for our barbecue and found it under a pile … Continue reading

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Seen in Devon

On a recent family walk near Beesands in South Devon (in the fog if you look carefully), we spotted this sign on land behind the beach.  Perhaps we were all in a silly mood but it made us smile and … Continue reading

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FINALLY! (Hockey Pool Update, weeks 12 and 13)

Weeks 12 and 13 of the VWXYnot Hockey Pool, with myself and Cath dueling fiercely for the lead. Continue reading

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Don’t look now, but…

I won a thing! Continue reading

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Comfort Zone

Sometimes, it’s helpful to step out of your comfort zone – professionally, and personally. Continue reading

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Week 7, in which we discover that Ricardipus perhaps isn’t quite as good at this hockey pool malarkey as he’s always claimed, but doesn’t quite learn to get over it yet.

An absolutely horrid week in the hockey pool. Sigh. Continue reading

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