Monthly Archives: Nov 2007

And the bear’s name is…

6°C, clear. "A British teacher has been found guilty in Sudan of insulting religion after she allowed her primary school class to name a teddy bear Muhammad." –BBCIt strikes me that that government could do with a law that prohibits … Continue reading

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9°C, grey, still. Inset: Staff training session included an exercise in answering the question ” what are the main differences between contemporary teenagers and those of the 1980s & 90s? Primarily, it was an exercise in generating ideas collectively and … Continue reading

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9°C, dull all over. Sunset about ½ way through the afternoon. Brain police: BBC story: my question is- why didn’t the thought police arrest the children? "Twenty out of the 23 children chose Muhammad as their favourite name." for  teddy-bear…after … Continue reading

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Is it really?

3°C, grey & rain threatening Woke up not really believing it is actually my birthday; the confusion is- it isn’t raining. I have more iPods now than I did yesterday, the previous figure stood at none. saturday is definitely the … Continue reading

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7°C, Snow, slushy though. Thaw: it seemed to melt as fast as it fell, but still someone near here built an amazingly good snowman.Good enough to take a picture of.

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very November

4°C, heavy rain, windy too. No cycling. It’s getting worse, as the average height of british men increases, the average length of trousers in the shops gets shorter. The longest ones M&S do now is 33", it used to be 35". … Continue reading

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Orange skimmed rooftops

6°C, cold, still and misty. C=4×21 miles This week has been good for cycling, despite very cold air, -3°C some mornings. Both mornings and evenings (which now happen in Mid-afternoon) have seen colourful sunset/rises. Routine makes it feel like "Groundhog … Continue reading

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13°C, dead-calm & clear. Pripyat & Zones of Exclusion was delivered today. Large format photographs of Chernobyl and Pripyat city. Gorgeous book. could be quite a good feature to play with, the stock music is rather bland, & it’s … Continue reading

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A week of repairs

13°C, misty. Where has the time gone, it has been quite a busy week. Including Tuesday- fast for a blood test. That was annoying- all down to a low IQ phlebotomist. I was left thinking over the word phlebotomist – … Continue reading

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