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img_9746.jpg Post-Brexit coffee taste changed

It’s not because of the referendum, but the coffee blend prepared at this specialist cafe in Bath, Post-Brexit UK, by experts who strive for perfection, changes weekly and there are three blends to choose from. The blend I’m enjoying is from Panama and I think we still trade with Panama!   In any case Panama
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The lull of the leap year, the lure of the moment given

Today, in the future you may wonder when this was written and I will tell you, is the 29th day of February 2016. Unless we change things, the calendar we have adopted for the main part, there will be more leap years. And a tradition that is likely to continue for a little while is
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Spectre-movie-James-Bond Spectre: what happened to the Bond genre?

I was suspicious when I heard the title. Perhaps when you name the villain in the title, you lose the will to, die another day….well, the energy of the story. You have already popped a hole in the balloon. There was not much left after that. Music (sub-par, generic suspense-thump plus chase-clashing and, almost entirely
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The peope Jack might have been talking about? The Shapes of Things – a story taster

“Something is wrong with the way people live. You can tell by the way they walk” said Doherty. Rivers were flowing as usual. Streets, filled with shoppers and of course cars. The cars edged forward at a slower pace than the pavement browsers achieved – more cars than road space. All were predictably “there”. A
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Photo Galleries

Ferry Ferries & Boats gallery

Ferries & Boats… For romantic travel by sea…


Fun stuff

Infinity Hotels Group announces “NanoHotelExperience” April 1, 2015

With a flourish that only the First Day Of April can bring,  Infinity Hotels head of Social Meddling, based in the Infinity WorldWide Headquarters in Detroit (chosen for the extraordinary low real estate costs and office rents),  Mac (the Nano) McMac – head of Misleadingly large yet apparently small projects, tells us that the first
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Books

Book - The God Delusion “The God delusion”, by Richard Dawkins

Why read this book? These excerpts speak for the book: [Referring to Julia Sweeny ] My first call from my mother was more of a scream. ‘Atheist? ATHEIST?!?!’ […] I think that my parents had been mildly disappointed when I’d said I didn’t believe in God any more, but being an atheist was another thing
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Business/Entrepreneurship

ParkAtMyHouse_Logo Getting excited about free trade

      This is the thrilling thing about “Apps” on Mobile phones. Apps  and Web services are playing their part in opening up everybody-wins opportunities.   Dramatic and sometimes world-saving developments in areas such as water purification, medicine, transport, education and learning offer great promise – to mention a small sample from a long
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Politics

Greece has views, and views Greece and Hope

    Greece: Do we, Greeks, have any hope?   [Question and answer originally published on Quora.com – September 14, 2013 ]   Absolutely you do. Just not as soon as we’d all like for you. With one of the best known collections of topographic and scenic beauty, wonderful history that’s still visible, one of
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