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Wednesday 30 May 2012
by Wulf
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The Longest Journey

When we still had a flat in Lewisham, I used to reckon on a three hour journey from boarding the coach in Oxford to walking in through my front door. Since yesterday morning’s meeting was only at Guys’ Hospital and … Continue reading

Tuesday 29 May 2012
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The White Cliffs of Dover

Another WWII song title but a different subject. We have been preparing music for Sunday’s Jubilee celebration at church and are looking at songs that would have been popular in early 50s Britain. With a significant influx of guests expected … Continue reading

Monday 28 May 2012
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We’ll Meet Again

On reflection, staying up to watch a second episode of ITV’s Vera (based on the Vera Stanhope novels by Ann Cleeves) was not a particularly bright move. Jane had found a recently broadcast episode, which we enjoyed, but we then … Continue reading

Sunday 27 May 2012
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Real Wood BBQ

After a week of summer weather and day of unbroken blue sky, we finally got round to having a barbeque last night. Rather than break out the charcoal for this one we used up a lot of the woody trimmings … Continue reading

Saturday 26 May 2012
by Wulf
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Mutton Dressed as Mutton

Yesterday I picked up a pack of mutton from a local farm shop. Originally I had in mind to get something for a barbeque but I did not see anything inspiring (and Jane was put off the unpacked meat when … Continue reading

Thursday 24 May 2012
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Vassal

I’m continuing to use the Vassal gaming engine for online boardgames. At the moment I’ve got both three and four player games of Small World on the go as well as a co-operative game of Pandemic. Along with Dropbox to … Continue reading

Wednesday 23 May 2012
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Smells Like Jazz

Back in the days of yore, when I was the wild, lycra legging clad bassist with the P’tang Yang Kipper Band, we regularly covered Nirvana’s Smells Like Teen Spirit. It rocked but I don’t think we infused it with quite … Continue reading