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Change of address

Hi everyone, Firstly, thanks for your patience and interest in finding and following my random and rather inconstant blog. As I mentioned recently, we are now changing address. The current address (on wordpress.com) will no longer be updated, but all … Continue reading

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The Great Books …

This is a great find, courtesy of Anderson Layman’s blog, the Wikipedia entry for the Great Books; 161 books for every personal library. Some examples to whet your appetite: 29. Marcus Aurelius – Meditations 42. Leonardo da Vinci – Notebooks 71. Isaac Newton … Continue reading

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My word for the month: omniana

“Omniana – Notes or scraps of information about all kinds of things.” Shorter Oxford English Dictionary I love stumbling across new words. Omniana sits well with the habit I’m trying to acquire of maintaining a commonplace book.

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The power of proper paper #writing

Messy, unwieldy, noisy, and yet … Kurt Harden hits on the unique delight in reading an actual, paper, newspaper. I love reading the Economist or (London) Times on my iPad, but real paper is different. You see different things, the … Continue reading

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Yep…

Originally posted on View From the Ledge:
…the absolute truth of it all….mostly lately… Dilbert by Scott Adams My daily read…skip the politics…

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I’ll take care of it – @thisissethsblog

This is so true.  Seth Godin points at a valuable and necessarily discreet skill: “”I’ll take care of it,” and I’ll do it well, at least as well as you can, for a price that won’t make you feel stupid. … Continue reading

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Essential Mixes – #DeepPurple

After some Twitter prodding, Cultural Offering’s Kurt Harden persuaded me to add a Deep Purple list to his impressive collection of Essential Mixes: And The Address, Shades of Deep Purple, 1968 Hush, Shades of Deep Purple, 1968 Hard Road (Wring … Continue reading

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