Author Archives: Paul Wicks

The returned

It’s over two years since I last posted to this blog, I think that counts as a big FAIL in terms of writing something every day! I’m certainly not short of things to write about – I probably have too … Continue reading

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Internet access

I may not have internet access for the next five days. This will cause me a little difficulty in keeping up with my New Year’s resolution to post an update every day this year. My solution – I’ll write the … Continue reading

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Nightmare in Silver

If you don’t recognise the title of this posting, then you’re probably not Doctor Who fan. The epidsode which was first aired today on BBC1 was written by the imaginative Neil Gaiman. So before I see anyone else’s views or … Continue reading

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Bluebells

Although the flowers of the hawthorn are called mayflowers, I really think it ought to be the bluebell, A week or two into May and they start to flower in British woodlands. I have some bluebells growing in the garden, … Continue reading

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Books

I find I’m using my reference books a lot less than I used to. With information so easy to find and access on the web, with the added advantage that the information on the web is more likely to be … Continue reading

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Another door

There’s no door in our bedroom doorway at the moment, the reason being that I’ve taken the door off in order to strip all the paint off and repaint it, as well as putting new hinges on before rehanging it. … Continue reading

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Ghoti

I’ve been watching the new season of The Apprentice on BBC, and the first candigate to go was a phonetics teacher, which made me think of the word ghoti. A ghoti is an animal that swims in the sea. This … Continue reading

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