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Let the fur fly

The relative results of grooming my three cats. Sadly the most productive in fur is also the most reluctant to be groomed. One domestic shorthair, black, very anti-grooming. One Bengal, brown tabby, very pro-grooming. One Oriental-cross, dilute tortie, utterly confused … Continue reading

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Turning Point

It started as an innocuous “what pet would be best for my child?” question. Of course I answered guinea pigs, or rats for older children. No brainer. However it got me thinking. Dingbat was the first to bring GPs into … Continue reading

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Operation Christmas!

So I have a week off (ignoring that I’ve been in to work already to sort things out – the perks of being the boss!) and as I’m already behind with Christmas it is time to get in gear and … Continue reading

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I can has a rationalistic view of the Universe?

“And with this *holds up microchip* capable of keeping a tally on those millions of opinions voiced electronically we might be able to lift the limitations of conforming to any centralised representational form of government, originally invented because there was … Continue reading

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Welcome Niece!

On Wednesday 3rd Dingbat had a little girl! Nephew is very impressed with his new sister, although less impressed with the concept of changing baby nappies. A mindset I have sympathy with! Anyway, welcome to the world, Little Lee! Don’t … Continue reading

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One Month On

So, one month ago I kinda bought a house… I am a homeowner. Properly, me, myself, and two furry little people who aren’t on the deeds but appear to own a good number of the rooms nonetheless. It’s 10 minutes … Continue reading

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It’s that time again!

Back in May 2009 I wrote a series of posts (parts 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5) and this partial article as I built my new PC, my first ever attempt to build a PC. At some point (in the … Continue reading

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Summer Is Icommen In

Lunch in the park. I’m trying and failing to find geocaches, but in the meantime I am finding nice places to eat lunch. Peacock butterfly from yesterday’s walk in another park with another failed geocache (although I think that cache … Continue reading

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All change!

Oh dear! I kept thinking “wait to blog until you have something interesting to say…” – apparently that’s over five months of nothing interesting! Things have certainly changed since the 13th of December 2013. On the 24th of November I … Continue reading

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I don’t think the dates were optional…

For years now I’ve been making Jamie’s Nan’s Christmas Pudding. I got the recipe from a Jamie Christmas DVD I have, which differs slightly in that there are no nuts, cranberries replace 100g of the mixed fruit, and I’m fairly … Continue reading

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