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What I Did On My Holidays, 2017-2018, Day 21

Day 70. 118,823 words. Nope, didn’t make the 70 day “deadline” – but I’m close! As yesterday’s entry might have led you to suspect, today – Sunday, the 13th of January – was finally the last day of our epic journey … Continue reading

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Ol’ George

Day 2. 60 pages, 22,732 words. On Sunday I received word from back over in Australia that my old bagpiping mentor, George McClelland, had died. George was a nice bloke, who taught me the basics of piping. I started a … Continue reading

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A Certain Age

The other day, I was in the supermarket and I saw something mildly distressing. Now, this is not entirely unprecedented. As I’ve joked about many times in the past, our local supermarket is in this lovely little place called Hakunila, … Continue reading

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Interlude 2: Kwubby

I was up changing a nappy just now and was struck by a phantom out of the vault of memory, and so decided on the spur of the moment to make it the subject of today’s blog post. It may … Continue reading

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