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I've been flat out busy this past week, so forgive me for this rushed (and late) post. I have a broader post that will go into the data in the post in more detail, but it'll have to wait another week. I just want to say something, because The American Cancer Society...

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Veterans Day

Veterans Day has it's roots in the horrors of World War I. For not exactly clear reasons the Armistice that ended World War I came into force on the 11th hour or the 11th day of the 11th month. HG Wells called the war "the war to end war," but even during first world...

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Movembers You Might Have Missed

History hasn’t been kind to moustaches. Time and time again records of moustache wearing have been suppressed. Take for example the British Invasion. No, not that one, the other one. 1963, when the Beatles arrived on US soil. Clearly they were big supporters of men’s...

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  Movember. It's a strange word, and a strange time. I was put onto the idea by the wonderful Madame Weebles who heard of it through Le Clown, who ... well, you get the idea. It's like an ordinary November, but with the addition of a bunch of brave men growing...

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Interview With A Spider

I was eating breakfast this morning when I heard a tapping on the window. It was quite a loud, solid tapping, the kind of authoritative rat-tat-tat that demands attention. In this case the rat-tat-tatter got quite a lot of my attention. In fact, it got every single...

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Website Problems

Just thought I'd say thank you to everyone for letting me know my website is having problems. I'll be working on the problem over the weekend and hopefully normal service will be resumed next week. Assuming I can can figure out what's normal in the first place 🙂 In...

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Bigger Small Cars – How Difficult Can It Be?

Small cars have always had one of two personalities. They were either as cheap as chips or trendy, carefree, and fun. Well, apart from the ones that marketing people like to call “fun to drive” (eg the Dodge Neon and it’s, cough, siblings). The trouble with small cars...

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Something Wonderful’s Going To Happen

I believe it was Arthur C Clarke who first used the phrase "something wonderful is going to happen." Well, it was either him or someone else. Anyway, something wonderful IS going to happen. Now, before you rush off to find that lottery ticket from last weekend that...

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