Tag Archives: oddity

Rose At Gloucester Services

I met up with Rose and her husband Peter at  Gloucester service station on the M5. It’s a service station like no other. And we sat out the back on a terrace next to a pond. And it was warm and … Continue reading

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Q

It seems to be a law of nature that the less anyone knows about something, the more certain they are about it. There’s a certain logic to this, which is that someone who knows very little about something usually possesses … Continue reading

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The Earthquake I Didn’t Notice

Mirror: Britain hit by EARTHQUAKE as people report ‘violent shaking’ in homes from Cornwall to Blackpool Terrified Britons told of damaged buildings, objects falling off shelves or walls, furniture moving and lights flickering when the strongest tremor in a decade … Continue reading

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The Whites Of Their Eyes

I’ve had my attention drawn to Jordan B Peterson over the past two or three months. He’s become something of a celebrity overnight, almost. And I find him very interesting to listen to. He brings a certain passion to what … Continue reading

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Night of the Mini-Tornadoes

I kept being woken last night by sudden blasts of wind against my window. I’d doze for about 15 minutes and then get woken by another sudden blast slamming against the window. The very powerful blasts of wind would only … Continue reading

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WordPress Ads

Hat tip to Joe L for calling my attention to ads appearing in my blog. I use an adblocker, and so haven’t been seeing them. But using my incognito browser setting, in which the adblocker doesn’t seem to work, I … Continue reading

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Flat Earth Versus Spherical Earth

In the Smoky Drinky Bar on Saturday night, Gráinne was arguing in favour of a Flat Earth with Brigitte and myself (conversations like these only ever happen in the Smoky Drinky Bar). Never having had to argue against a Flat … Continue reading

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