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The Story of Sealand – One Man’s Own Country

I recently read Offshore, which is Ben Fogle’s account of his travels around a number of British islands trying to get to the bottom of his love of islands and to find a small island he could buy for himself. … Continue reading

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Why I Love Google Doodles

Did you see the Google logo the other day? It was a series of lines of different lengths which played a note as you moved your mouse over them. It was basically a guitar logo and it was in honour … Continue reading

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E4 Loses Glee

I’ve just heard that E4 has pulled out of the bidding for the next series of Glee, because it was too expensive. That means it will probably end up on Sky, which I don’t have. This keeps happening! First it … Continue reading

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To LOL Or Not To LOL

‘LOL’ has just been added to the Oxford English Dictionary. Unless you are an internet n00b (see what I did there?) of the highest order, you’ll know that it stands for ‘Laugh Out Loud’. It’s used online and in texts … Continue reading

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Dartmouth Holiday

South Devon 2011, a set on Flickr. Just got back from a family holiday in Dartmouth, South Devon. It was great to get away and for the most part we were pretty lucky with the weather! We drove all around … Continue reading

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The Monstrosity That Is ‘Friday’ by Rebecca Black

I feel sorry for being mean about this song, because this girl is only 13, but this is absolutely one of the worst songs I’ve ever heard. You have to hear it to believe it. Sample lyrics: “Yesterday was Thursday … Continue reading

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BBC News Website Chose My Photograph!

The BBC News website has an ‘In Pictures’ section where they show photographs relating to the news of the day. There is also one section where they pick a theme each week, invite submissions from readers, then pick their favourite … Continue reading

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A Lost Film And A Big Adventure

This is a great story. A guy named Todd Bieber, from New York, found a canister of undeveloped film which had fallen in the snow in a park in Brooklyn. He took it home and developed it with the idea … Continue reading

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Doctors’ Humourous Slang Is Dying Out

According to the BBC and Dr Adam Fox, the funny abbreviations and slang doctors use on their medical notes is dying out. The slang is usually a bit rude or derogatory towards the patient, such as NFN (Normal For Norfolk). … Continue reading

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Les Miserables

For some reason this afternoon, various bits of the score to Les Miserables kept popping into my head, so I thought I would cover it on today’s blog. If you haven’t seen it, do. I already knew the songs when … Continue reading

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