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Archiving the present

Fairwell then, the print version of the Indy. The victim of a digital culture (which we’re not really in to the extent people think, but I’ll come to that in a moment), the last national newspaper to be forged in … Continue reading

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Running (again).

On Sunday I did my third race of the year, which was only two weeks after my second. My fourth (and last) is in four weeks; it feels strange to think that many people’s racing seasons seems to be over … Continue reading

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Mini experiments in bread and umami, May 2015 version.

(Sorry, no photos this time. I am remiss.) Since getting my Leeds Bread Co-Op subscription I’ve more-or-less stopped making bread. This isn’t a good state of affairs, but we just don’t eat that much bread to begin with and one … Continue reading

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Sometimes I do daft little watercolours.

Just before Christmas NASA released a bunch of fake tourism posters in a 1930s style for exoplanets which are outside our solar system. I only saw them this week and they instantly reminded me of the classic British Railways tourism … Continue reading

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Colluding in mad plans, 2015 edition.

What am I doing this year? Here’s the brief outline of what I’d like to get on with. Part 1: hangovers from last year that I’d still like to do. making cheese brewing beer horseriding, just to try Part 2: … Continue reading

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All the Things in one weekend.

About a year ago I was cursing my frail body, because it had been diagnosed with a bouncing new hypertensive condition and was under doctor’s orders: Do Not Run. I was quite upset about this because I wanted to do … Continue reading

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Everybody loves pasties, don’t they?

No picture, because everybody knows what a pastie is. And they all got eaten before I thought to photograph. Actually, come to think of it there could be confusion. So, a pastie is a small pastry case wrapped around some … Continue reading

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