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How to catch a mouse

Yesterday, as we sat together on the downstairs futon, recovering from the stress of three days of travel and alcohol on our systems, K. shrieked and pulled her legs off the floor. “A mouse!” she cried, pointing at the shelves … Continue reading

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A good fence makes a good neighbour, if his prices are reasonable

Not wanting to be all Daily Mail about it, but how safe is your building? Who could possibly break into it, without an exact copy of your keys? Someone with the meagre resources and know-how for bump-keying, perhaps: “… For … Continue reading

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They come not in single spans

Something is rotten in the state of spanners. Yes, you read that correctly. In order to get the three spanners I needed to start maintaining my bike properly, I had to buy three sets of spanners. This was when the … Continue reading

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