Why a web site?

A place for enthusiasms, in a similar way to my too often reading out to the family bits from what I am reading , presupposing they are a) interested and b) not doing anything too important to be interrupted. This way, lots of such reading outs can happen quietly, available more conveniently than when I burst out with one of them to whoever is near.


January 17, 2013
Too tired tonight to say much but after nearly eight months of no posts here at all it struck me as time to at least ...  [read more]

Gatsby curtains

May 27, 2012
Apart from my virtually total recall of every scene and piece of dialogue from the whole of The Outlaw Josey Wales, there are many other ...  [read more]
This I believe. The squares marked A and B are the same shade of grey. [caption id="attachment_498" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Thanks to: http://butisit.deviantart.com/#/d4cs46b"][/caption] No I don't. Yes I ...  [read more]


April 2, 2012
I was prompted to return to writing something on my own blog by reading a blog of one of my ex-students, where he asks a ...  [read more]
Feeling a bit stir crazy yesterday so went off to Hem Heath Woods, part of the Staffordshire Wildlife Trust's complement of reserves. Leaving behind the ...  [read more]

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