Category: Noteworthy

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Eldredge Wednesday

I couldn’t rightly tell you what has led to a week of new tie knots. I think it might be something to do with feeling rather comfortable and not at all self conscious wearing a bow tie on Friday last week. Despite expectations I might feel like a bit of a ‘nana, I enjoyed wearing…
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November 5, 2014 0

Smart Resolutions

I’m loathe to set myself any resolutions. People do, obviously. However, the receive wisdom seems to be that most folks who set resolutions don’t keep to them. I suspect people set themselves a goal without really considering the implications, or the practicalities of achieving it. Consider the SMART goal setting mnemonic. SMART stands for specific, measurable, attainable,…
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January 1, 2014 0

Deferring to Jefferson

I like it when I find a quote that really means something to me. Thomas Jefferson said – “Delay is preferable to error.” It’s quite possible you could sum up much of my character in that quote. Indeed, I get this very feature of my character picked up in personal development reviews year in, year…
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September 19, 2010 1

Damned Snow

Having breathed a sigh of relief in my last post that Manchester didn’t get the snow reported at the time, I can say we did get a bit on Tuesday. I know, because the first footstep I took outside met with a surface like glass, and I ended up crashing to the floor, twisting my…
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December 4, 2008 0

Planely Mad

The Japanese intend to chuck 100 paper planes into orbit. Constructed from silicon treated, heatproof paper and measuring around 20 cm in length, the places will depart from the International Space Station and head earthward. The planes will cover around 300 miles in their journey and most probably land in the sea. However, I’m midly…
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February 8, 2008 0

Compare and Contrast: 2

Suicide bombs. Unrest in Chad. Public sector pay cuts. And Holly Willoughby’s cleavage. I had to raise them again, because another tabloid did yesterday, with another front page picture and a claimed plethora of complaints. To be honest, Holly wore a nice dress with dropped frontage, but nothing eye-watering… nothing like Jodie Marsh’s number from…
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February 5, 2008 0

Compare and Contrast

I was less than shocked to discover today that The Mirror has managed to stretch out Holly’s cleavage to a further day of discussion with a 2-page article discussing the right and wrong amount to show in public. Obviously just a chance to show a dozen or more pictures of celebrities in flesh revealing dresses,…
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January 30, 2008 0

You Have Unread Messages

I received some finely crafted spam today… the sort that really has you convinced from the outset: Dear user! We let you know, that you have 6 unread messages in your letter-box. Please, check them here: URL REMOVED Best regards, Administration I mean… that’s good, isn’t it! Never mind those mails from PayPal, eBay and…
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January 26, 2008 0