Monthly Archives: May 2006

Which antlers when it antleration finds

Before I begin, I can only attempt to placate friends that weren’t invited. The (possibly erroneous) assumption, that only those who were coming to the wedding could be invited to the stag night, whittled down numbers somewhat; not as much … Continue reading

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Deer at half the price

We’ve moved out to the park’s stable block, to make room for new employees in the south hill offices. In some ways it’s a bit like the move to working from home I made at my last place of work—a … Continue reading

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Light entertainment

At the moment, I’ve noticed that (probably as a reaction to all the planning I am required to do for the wedding) I have become somewhat intellectually light, or at any rate I’m no longer turning to writing and organizing … Continue reading

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The best laid schemes gang after Frey

From late Friday until about ten hours ago was my stag weekend. This didn’t happen: But some other things did, including a trip to the top of the Blorenge, one of the lumps on the bumps of the Brecon Beacons, … Continue reading

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Rise of the House of the Fat

I’m aware that you’re probably tired of music recommendations on the web. Even on this blog there are enough references to brilliant little off-mainstream acts like Misty’s Big Adventure that it’s hard to separate the wheat from the chaff. But … Continue reading

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Stop all the clocks

When your grandfather’s character doesn’t follow the template laid down by adverts for Werther’s Originals, it’s difficult to apply terms of affection to him. But love him I do. Like j4, I’m reminded whenever I see him that time is … Continue reading

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Photograph something else instead

Referring back to ancient history, here’s a suggestion that galleries might want to consider in order to make that great leap into the mid-twentieth century (let’s not, after all, be ambitious). Are you ready? Ask people to take photos. Ask … Continue reading

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