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The songs in that country

They’re sounds that carefree
stalk my own family’s tree.
They’re my control key.


Ignorance Vs Intelligence

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The donkey told the tiger, “The grass is blue.”

The tiger replied, “No, the grass is green .”

The discussion became heated, and the two decided to submit the issue to arbitration, so they approached the lion. 288 mais palavras


Metábasis eis állo génos (2-38)

Lazy days this week:

Lots of time for swimming and games and reading. Sobering and stirring:

The “elder” is at odds with the “expert.” This is a distinction often ignored by the young and impatient.

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Palais Ballroom, Aldershot

On Saturday December 9th, 1961 The Beatles played at the Palais Ballroom, Aldershot. This was the first time The Beatles had performed in the south of England, before giving their first show in London later in the evening.

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Peach Melba Smoothie

This recipe was inspired by some jam that I made last year. The jam ended up very… stiff. But at least now I know infrared thermometers aren’t great for jam making (too much foam involved – I strongly suspect I was getting the temperature of the steam rather than the liquid). 133 mais palavras


Achievement unlocked

Found the hood release (well hidden) and wiper fluid reservoir (very well marked) in the new Jeep. This is a result of discovering a new feature on the car this week – a light when the wiper fluid is low. 181 mais palavras


Purbeck, Purrfect

The Isle of Purbeck isn’t actually an island, it’s a peninsula. Typical really for us to misdescribe it in its current form. Like calling instant coffee, coffee. 200 mais palavras