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Pompo City

Podcasts come in all shapes and sizes, they seem to cover any topic you want from a multitude of perspectives from veneration to ridicule. Aside from football related content, those I am most likely to listen to conform to quite … Continue reading

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So Good They Named It

The interthing of webbing is a clever innovation. Have you heard about it? It’s like steam engines only it uses much less coal and doesn’t need rails. Or it’s exactly like the spinning jenny if they mean Jenny the alcoholic … Continue reading

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FoodPeopleBuildings

Another London morning, another cafe, another coffee, another pastry. But all with added rain. Scuppers a vague idea of seeing if I could persuade my body to have a bit of a look at Hyde Park today. Instead, having checked … Continue reading

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I Don’t Think Boromir Knows About Second Brexits

Monday morning in the capital of this is England. My hotel room was hot and I did not sleep too well but I didn’t die either so I’m taking this as a positive and hoping London doesn’t hate me quite … Continue reading

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He Cites References, He Scores!

Modern Humanities Research Association. MHRA, if you want to refer to them without taking up so many syllables. It’s been a long time since I checked their style guide but spent maybe an hour this morning reading through some of … Continue reading

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Why Is Rodin Making A Sculpture Of Me?

Twenty years ago I learnt that it is just as fulfilling for me to wake up with academic considerations whirling around the front of my mind as it is for me to wake to a brain that wants me to … Continue reading

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The Great Asparagus

Yesterday afternoon was an academic treat. I took a break from dry political statistics of the 1830s and attended a lecture on the legacy of European colonialism by now EU member states. I learned many things I didn’t know – … Continue reading

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