Category Archives: academia

Hi Ho

How many of Disney’s Seven Dwarves can I be today? Before I answer that I need to allow my personal pedant out for a little run. I say ‘Disney’s Seven Dwarves’ because as far as I am aware the strangely … Continue reading

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Notes On Being Cool

Barber’s shops and cafes. What does my city do? It does barber’s shops and cafes. As though there were a burgeoning hipster culture being smuggled up through the debris of flailing High Street brands and tourism. Barber’s shops and cafes … Continue reading

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That’s My Fun Day

All the upheaval of my ‘minor’ furniture rearrangement is over. Aside from a small table top’s worth of paperwork and miscellaneous detritus that somehow seems important for me to keep, everything else now has a place to be. Last night … Continue reading

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Roy Batty In The Belfry

Spring cleaning. Not something I’ve ever done. But isn’t that exactly what I’ve been doing this past week? Reorganising furniture and sorting out things to donate to charity leads to secondary spring cleanliness such as noticing the windows could do … Continue reading

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This Efficacious Spirit

Ever get the feeling that a big wave of change is coming your way but you haven’t got a clue what the change will be or where it will lead? I don’t mean because of world events, that happens to … Continue reading

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Pressure Drop

  Riddle me this (or don’t because you’re an autonomous being in your own right and don’t have to do what I say. Who the heck am I to be giving out the orders anyway? I must have ideas above … Continue reading

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Travelogue Part 11: Barks And Bites To Eat

You know how it is when you drive an hour or so up into another state to see an old friend from England who has lived here twenty-something years and you’re waiting at an outside table of a diner for … Continue reading

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