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Time to do a bit of maintenance. Yes, you lovely lovely reader, things are changing. Things have moved. Time for you to update your links, or your email or RSS subscriptions. After much umming and ahhing … in part brought on by the recent shock news about Yahoo pulling bookmarking service Delicious … I’ve finally […]

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Christmas as nightmare

We went for a walk today in the Royal park at Greenwich. It was our first attempt at getting a bit of exercise in after the obligatory few days eating and drinking. We weren’t alone. The park was teeming with families who had clearly had the same brainwave as me. Truth was it was reassuring […]

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Boxing Day: The Best Day

“Do you need any help?” asks our neighbour from the comfort of our sofa, “You know, grunt work like peeling potatoes?” “No,” I reply, “There’s nothing to do.” Boxing Day is the best day of Christmas. After the intense anticipation of Christmas Eve and the alcohol-fuelled emotion which threatens to seep into any Christmas Day […]

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TV: Doctor Who A Christmas Carol BBC One

There’s an agreement silently reached between TV people and audiences alike at Christmas time. Everyone accepts that in striving to tick all sorts of boxes marked “Christmas”, TV producers will inevitably find the box labelled ‘ultimate satisfaction’ remains empty. Maybe it doesn’t really matter at Christmas time. Maybe it’s fine to have a bit of […]

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