Monthly Archives: July 2010

The mind is a strange place

Nunavut. I missed it.And it’s one of the nutty things that I really enjoy knowing about. Granted this was the year of my finals. But that’s not why. And how the heck did I live the last eleven years without … Continue reading

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A walk in the hills.

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A walk

Some weeks ago Randall mentioned if there was any walking trails in Ireland. Now I knew for sure that in Northern Ireland there was formal trails mostly because the Ramblers Association¬† fought for years for the Right to Roam. However … Continue reading

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Madness and Incompetence

There is a huge degree of madness going on at the University of Illinois. Where they have fired a Associate Professor of Religion who taught two full courses on the Catholic Church. During which he made the statement that as … Continue reading

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Tog

I’ve no notion about TOG.I’m on a winters night protected by 13 point five TOG regime .And these days….. There are three measurement for ones duvet, 3.5, 7.5 and 13.5. These correspond with Summer, Autumn and Spring and the 13.5 … Continue reading

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Miscellany

I’ve just discovered the way to always have certain herbs and spice is to put them into oil.I like Ginger, but never use enough of it to prevent it from drying out. Now though I grate the root and insert … Continue reading

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Guests

I do like the idea that Swifts or Swallows have made my porch their home from home. There is just something good about the feeling that wild animals would be so comfortable that they would build a nest by my … Continue reading

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