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Monday 30 June 2014
by Wulf
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A Bite of the Apple

Following a conversation with one of my colleagues who works in Divisional IT support, it appears that my department has an above average level of Apple computers registered – approaching 50% rather than the 20% figure that represents the mean … Continue reading

Sunday 29 June 2014
by Wulf
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Summer Harvest

I was in the garden this afternoon clearing out the last of the cabbage and making room for celeriac to be transplanted out of its pots. Once blanched, the cabbage leaves were a lovely rich green. Meanwhile, our fruit bushes … Continue reading

Saturday 28 June 2014
by Wulf
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Taking a Tablet

I had a couple of days this past week with meetings in various parts of Oxford but was able to arrange things so that I travelled from home instead of from work. What difference did that make? It meant that … Continue reading

Friday 27 June 2014
by Wulf
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In the Heat of the Night

I had always assumed that, without the application of heating, indoor temperatures would follow the same profile expected outside; warmer at day and cooler at night. However according to my thermonitor gadget that isn’t the case. I’ve been putting it … Continue reading

Thursday 26 June 2014
by Wulf
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Nasty, Brutish and Short

I spent this afternoon at the University Administration Services conference down in town, mainly attending sessions that had some relevance to my work. However, I was delighted to also be able to squeeze in half an hour of medieval history … Continue reading

Wednesday 25 June 2014
by Wulf
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Delivery Saver

Having started the year with a couple of months avoiding supermarkets, we’ve gone rather the other way recently. We’ve signed up with Tesco’s Delivery Saver plan; for £30 for the year, we can have as many midweek (Tuesday – Thursday) … Continue reading