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Wisdom

I’m not sure how long this post will stay up for, but it needs to be said. It’s not part of my usual repetoire, but it’s something I need to say and […]

Who knew?

If you look up from this and look around you, you will notice quite quickly that the world about you is not a barren dusty wasteland with self-replicating Amoebas as the only […]

A Hero

A couple of simple numbers inspired me to write this particular post.  They are the numbers 102 and 116. I’m writing it because it is nice to have a positive tale of […]

On food

I have a love/hate relationship with food. The most cursory glance at me will tell you that I clearly love the stuff. I didn’t get to be the man I am today […]

On wine

Wine, I drink vats of the stuff, it’s what I drink when I’m not drinking beer. It’s what I drink before I turn my attention to my new-found favourite late night snifter, […]

Simple things

This is a diversion from normal service for me, but it seemed appropriate somehow given things I’ve heard said or have seen written by people I care about, so indulge me, it’s […]

Observing Americans

You know the the Fourth of July? That’s when Americans celebrate Independence Day, Independence from British Colonial rule. They make quite the song and dance about it. Some might suggest a little […]

Pioneers

On a reflective weekend, given I’ve just found out about new members of my family on my Dad’s side. For no particularly relevant reason it put me in mind of Dad’s favourite […]