Monthly Archives: February 2007

The Swimp3

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As the eight person contributes to the sponsorship fund for my Swimathon (I’m still only 28% of the way there, so please don’t be shy about contributing), now might be a good time to mention the Swimp3, an article about … Continue reading Continue reading

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Rainmates and Coconut Scrapers revisited

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Not a lot of people leave comments on my site; in fact, hardly anyone. So I know that I must have hit on a topic of real concern to the public out there when I get more than two comments … Continue reading

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iDiot Pedestrians

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I’m delighted to see that NY State Senator Carl Kruger wants to fine pedestrians who walk headlong into traffic because they’re so immersed in the world of their mobile, iPod or Blackberry that they’ve forgotten what traffic is. Cycling around … Continue reading

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Aberdeen

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To Aberdeen for the day yesterday, where the weather was warmer than London. The sky was completely clear, and made it perfect lighting for photographs. More in the Aberdeen gallery… Continue reading

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The Rite of Springing

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By happy accident, I stumbled across a wonderful blog entry by Brendan McCarthy on the ritual of ballet class (Thoughts during a ballet class). This expresses eloquently precisely why I have found so much fulfilment from playing for class over … Continue reading Continue reading

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Excellent schmexcellent, Mr Brown

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“Non-learners ‘may lose benefits’” is one of the most bizarre, frightening, Orwellian headlines I’ve read in a long time. How did the concept of ‘learning’, or indeed ‘benefits’ become so thuggishly appropriated and cheapened by a government department? The double-speak … Continue reading

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