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Thursday 31 December 2015
by Wulf
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I Can See Clearly Now

There are beautiful blue skies outside today in my part of the world. That makes a pleasant contrast to the weather I endured as I drove back home from Devon yesterday, which felt positively peridiluvian! It’s about time I got … Continue reading

Wednesday 30 December 2015
by Wulf
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A Website for Everything

It does seem that there is a website for almost anything you can think of. Yesterday, getting ready to drive my parents back home, I was looking for some information on roadworks on the A361 and came across SABRE, the … Continue reading

Tuesday 29 December 2015
by Wulf
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At Speed

This weekend I spotted notices of Motörhead bassist and frontman Lemmy’s 70th birthday. It was a sad suprise, then, to hear of his demise this morning only two days after he had received a diagnosis of an aggressive cancer. I … Continue reading

Monday 28 December 2015
by Wulf
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Putting Down Roots

There is an interesting article by George Monbiot about flooding on the Guardian website. Apparently there is clear research evidence that vegetation reduces flooding but farming subsidies encourage the removal of plants other than grass on farmland. Consequently we end … Continue reading

Sunday 27 December 2015
by Wulf
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Heroes and Villains

When you watch the Star Wars films, it is pretty easy to distinguish the heroes from the villains. There is room for a little ambiguity (Lando Calrissian – I’m thinking of you!) but it seems fairly straightforward to read. And … Continue reading

Saturday 26 December 2015
by Wulf
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Somewhat Boared

It turned out that the saddle of wild boar ordered for Christmas dinner was somewhat larger than expected. It wasn’t quite an Obelix sized portion but there were certainly no room for potatoes in that roasting tray! There was more … Continue reading

Friday 25 December 2015
by Wulf
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The Best Presents

All sorts of presents are fantastic but what marks the best ones out? The ideal ones would bring instant delight but also have longevity. That is harder for consumables although they have the potential of laying down lasting memories. I … Continue reading