Monthly Archives: November 2015

Dealing With Terrorists

Not the normal subject matter of this blog, but I spotted a letter in my paper today that inspired me to fire off an instant reply, which I reproduce for you below: I whole heartedly agree with Tony Chapman’s point … Continue reading

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And another thing…

I can’t resist treating you to a double helping today, just to highlight my annoyance at the way WordPress treats my fan mail as spam. Take this contribution from a distant admirer, which WordPress had the gall (a cliché, I … Continue reading

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Word Origins

As I was getting up this morning, I misread a word on the cover of a book at my bedside as ‘smithereens’. You might think that’s an indication of the weird, not to mention possibly disturbing, way my mind works … Continue reading

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The Anglo-Saxon Year

The year draws closer to its end, and the days become noticeably shorter. November was the time when the Saxons began to prepare for the colder weather when food would be scarce, and one of the ways they did this … Continue reading

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Latest

Even as a gadget fan I can’t always keep up with the latest innovations. I was particularly struck by an advert for an ‘air fryer’ recently. What will they think of next?               I … Continue reading

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