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Richard Adams (1920 – 2016)

The author of Watership Down was something of an inspiration to me. He died on Christmas Eve. As a writer, environmentalist, and also Hampshire resident, his books Watership Down and The Plague Dogs are two of my all time favourites. … Continue reading

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A Bonus Christmas Present

I had several books for Christmas presents this year, many were from my Amazon wish list. One had to be bought secondhand, as there wasn’t an “in-print” copy available. Unbeknown to both the giver and receiver (and also possibly the … Continue reading

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My Books of 2016

According to GoodReads, I’ve read 52 books this year, I might get another one or two in before the end of the year, and I’d argue that some are a bit short to really be books in their own right. … Continue reading

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Quick Links 12th December 2016

Each week I’ll try and post quick links to things that I’ve seen, read, inspired me or just sparked my interest in the previous week, with a little background and my thoughts and other things that I’ve been up to … Continue reading

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First Quarter Review 2016

Each year for the past few years I’ve been doing a year end review; books I’ve read, films/tv programmes I’ve watched and other things related to work and the allotment. You can read the end of 2015 here, if you’re … Continue reading

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My Review of 2015

As 2015 winds its way into 2016, I thought I would sit and review a few bits of my year. Work On the work front it’s been a significant year for me. About 12 months ago, I was working out … Continue reading

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Thoughts On Summers Past

In just under four weeks, I’ll have had my last day in my current job, two weeks after that is my last contractual day. I’ve obviously been thinking a lot about what happens next. My plan (barring a job offer) … Continue reading

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