Monthly Archives: July 2012

I like my in-laws

Looby posted recently about how he’s ended up liking his family without really expecting to, through the interplay of chance and social circumstances that ends up with you – sometimes – actually getting on with the people you’re related to. … Continue reading

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The law of conservation of genii

When a dog gets passed around often enough among colleagues – at least three owners over the years – then it effectively becomes an office dog. Based on that assumption, my place of work had an office dog, ever since … Continue reading

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The long day’s journey into work

I know that the summer solstice, a week and a bit ago now, is old news; but I wanted to post this before it became entirely old hat: I decided to take advantage of the daylight, to walk my commute, … Continue reading

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