Category Archives: Humour

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Saw this sign on a barge in the city centre. Not quite so well known as the RRS vessel that will be known as the¬†RSS Sir David¬†Attenborough, but kudos to the owner for sticking with a popular winner. My preference … Continue reading

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Crazy Paving

I have a confession to make. I’m a little crazy when it comes to paving. When I see something like this, it makes me happy. All is well with the world, everything is in its rightful place, and birds and … Continue reading

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Crime Spree!

One of the supposed benefits of living in the UK (as opposed to back home in SA) is that the crime rate is a lot lower. In general, this is true. However, that doesn’t mean that there’s no crime at … Continue reading

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When to steal your own bicycle

I headed out for a long ride on Saturday, with the aim of ticking a box on Strava: the Gran Fondo challenge for August. This simply involves riding 130km, which I thought I should be able to manage, given enough … Continue reading

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Nothing Lasts Forever

Alas, their time has come to an end. My faithful walking companions of many miles, many mountains, and many countries have finally shuffled off this mortal coil. To be fair, they gave me a warning of their impending demise a … Continue reading

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Fancy a Cookie?

It’s old news now, but about a year ago, the EU (in its infinite wisdom) decided that all European websites needed to inform users that the site uses cookies. Pretty soon, most sites started showing a little pop-up at the … Continue reading

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A Bright Future

I have seen the future, and it is bright. Mostly bright yellow, but a little bit of green, pink and orange as well. ‘Tis the season to be visible, and this country has grasped the opportunity with both hands. Not … Continue reading

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