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Send them all home

Send them all home

Chaps, do you remember that whole weird series of episodes of what we might call a White Trash Soap Opera, suitably titled Yorkshire Dales or some such, involving a father-of-two who took in a...

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Losing battles to win wars

Losing battles to win wars

The past five days or so have been rather bewildering ones for those of us following developments in the 404 War. Starting on September 9th, basically, the Ukrainians launched a major...

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Monday morning Crown and Ring

Monday morning Crown and Ring

Monday is back with a vengeance, and I for one am definitely feeling it. My Sunday workouts involve maxing out the weight on squats and deadlifts, and the older I get, the longer it takes to recover...

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The twenty-one year emergency

The twenty-one year emergency

You all know what today is. You all remember where you were, 21 years ago today. Think about that span of time carefully. If your child was born in that year, that same child would already have...

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She did her duty

She did her duty

As you have all seen by now, Her Royal Highness, Queen Elizabeth II, has died. She was 96 years old, and apparently died surrounded by pretty much the entire Royal Family. She was the...

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A study in ticket sales

A study in ticket sales

For those of you who don't bother to keep up with politics in the Balkans - which is most of us, self very much included - then the whole kerfuffle between Serbia and the bit of the country that...

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We wuz Alves ‘n’ shiet!

We wuz Alves ‘n’ shiet!

Amazog's The Lhurrd of the Rangz has been out for a couple of days now (apparently), and like most of you, I just couldn't give a toss. We've all got better things to do than watch this pile of...

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Monday morning with Darth Brandon

Monday morning with Darth Brandon

OFMIM again. This weekend went by WAY too damn fast, to be honest. Last week I was on the road for pretty much the entire time, for reasons related to work. As a result, I was quite pleased to be...

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