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Great balls of fire

June 11th, 2004 · No Comments

When I was at primary school in West Kirby, my teacher once told a story about how our sunsets are world-famous and how she met someone from Japan who’d heard of them. While I thought our sunsets were pretty impressive as well, being young and cynical, I scoffed at the thought that people as far [...]

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Some photos

June 4th, 2004 · No Comments

Selected photos of my trip to Madrid are now online, along with some old (and more complete) photos of West Kirby Marine Lake. There’s not an awful lot to say about Madrid; our days centred around two things, food and drink, both of which were plentiful, good and cheap (just like pretty much everywhere else [...]

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A New Year

January 1st, 2004 · 3 Comments

It doesn’t feel like 2004. It doesn’t even feel like 2003, but I suppose we’ll all just have to cope. It’s going well so far; what could be better than watching seven episodes of Friends (season one, no less) in bed and having someone else cook breakfast for you? I’m writing this sitting on an [...]

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The Price of Ideals

December 24th, 2003 · 1 Comment

“Are those what I think they are?” I asked incredulously, while walking down to the station with a friend. My friend affirmed that yes, the government had built a rather large wind farm off the shore of my home town.
This was a bit of a shock. I had absolutely no warning that they were building [...]

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August 21st, 2003 · No Comments

Saw a great notice at the gym today:
Q: Why isn’t there a weight scale available here?
A: We did use to have a scale, however, customers didn’t believe it. We advise that you buy a set of scales for your personal use at home instead.

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Road Range Warrior

August 8th, 2003 · 5 Comments

An amusing little saga has been unfolding at the Mercedes Road Range centre about five minutes away from where I live. Sometime last week, a new Mercedes SUV appeared, parked opposite the centre with large posters and writing on it that said, “Don’t buy from them!” and “If they treat you the same way [...]

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