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Friday 29 April 2016
by Wulf
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Gastropods Galore

Apparently there has been a sharp rise in UK slug populations due to a wet summer and a mild winter; no break in eating or breeding for one of the gardener’s least favourite guests. The news report I heard earlier … Continue reading

Thursday 28 April 2016
by Wulf
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Blissful Noise

Tomorrow night sees the first public gig from The String Project since January. We are playing at the Florence Park Community Centre on Cornwallis Road in Oxford (doors open 7:30pm, £5 OTD, more on the gigs page) supported by a … Continue reading

Tuesday 26 April 2016
by Wulf
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A Break in Delivery

For the past couple of years we have been signed up to Tesco’s Delivery Saver service. By paying a fixed fee, we could have as many ‘free’ deliveries as we wanted from their online service as long as we met … Continue reading

Monday 25 April 2016
by Wulf
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Someone will die

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has commented that the junior doctors’ strike due this Tuesday and Wednesday is an “extreme” action that will be “deeply worrying for patients” (source: BBC). He’s right; many will be seriously inconvenienced by cancelled operations and … Continue reading

Sunday 24 April 2016
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Spruce Beer

I read an interesting post recently on spruce beer. There were variants that were brewed using parts of spruce trees and others that may have drawn on different meanings of ‘spruce’ – well-dressed beer where the wort was boiled for … Continue reading