Monthly Archives: December 2018

It’s Brexit it just has to be Brexit….

So we are in a Theresa May induced coma at the moment.   Parliament is away and the news isn’t all about Brexit…only of course it is.   The idea of putting off the meaningful vote until January is that it would … Continue reading

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The dog days of the year….

So that was Christmas and what have you done?   Well for me I have been pulling my yearbook together and well just making some sketches.   Well it beats watching the nonsense (most of it) that is on the TV!

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Not a white christmas…

So the plan was to drive to the coast and spend Christmas on the beach.   This being England and not southern California the ambient temperature on the beach would be around freezing but that wasn’t a problem as we could … Continue reading

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The light is the key…

For my sins I watch a lot of photography related vlogs on YouTube.   Some are really useful and most are mildly entertaining.   Perhaps the most interesting thing about their output is the divide between the young and old:   The younger … Continue reading

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It’s manic out there….

I have a very ambivalent attitude to Christmas.    For more years than I care to recall I have worked on Christmas day or night – strangely enough I can’t recall actually ever working on lates on Christmas day.   So … Continue reading

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Mrs Weber…

The only way is up from today (well at least up here in the northern hemisphere).  Tomorrow the long haul to summer starts.  Thank goodness for that!

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Going blank…

Oh the joys of a lack of sleep or is that getting older?   Not sure but out this came this image – I haven’t got the first clue if this means anything at all.

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Variations…

So what have I done today?   Well let me see I have mapped out where all the medieval religious institutions were located in and around west Leicestershire.   I know this is a very niche pursuit but it is one I … Continue reading

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It’s grim up north…

What a totally unfair thing to say…I have had some of the most beautiful days in the North and of course ‘ …the North remembers…’.  In truth it has been one of those horrible days all round as far as … Continue reading

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A very long time ago…

  A long time ago I read the Arthur C Clarke short story The Sentinel.   It was the inspiration for the film 2001: A Space Odyssey and formed the first act.  In the story a structure of incalculable age was … Continue reading

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