Lively and textural during the C-Virus

Oh yes! We can zoom along and meet around the edges of the screen. Undoubtedly that’s so many times better than if this had happened 25 years ago with only a crackly, high-priced phone call to connect us to the world and those we love! From Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway annual briefing to American Idol,
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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: 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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Ferries & Boats gallery

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Fun stuff

Aye Eye for YOU – April 1st 2019

Aye Eye.The help you need before you know you need it.“AI” Travel Group Omniscient is delighted, and not a little amused, to announce the launch of Aye Eye Hotels, Aye Eye Car Rental and Aye Eye AirWeGo Airlines. Two blinks of your eyelashes, speaking a very saucy personal joke, doing an impromptu love-dance, gets you
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“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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Eighth Grade – Directed by Bo Burnham. The movie shows the experience of a girl going through the ordeal of school

So clear and brightly fresh. I also long to see the day when the absurd school “system” which is the lattice background of this story told for many, changes beyond recognition from it’s ludicrous ceremonies, it’s tense antiquated destruction of hearts and minds. — Roger Ellman (@RogerEllman) July 29, 2018


First days of April you must not miss!

These announcements are important…don’t miss the real beginning of April:       LOCK-ROPE(TM) Hotels  (2017)   Innovation continues… S-Trip Hotels (2016)     It gets better… NanoHotelExperience  (2015)   They really think this way…? Bus Lanes To Be For Walkers  (2014)   Unbelievable..! Weightless Hotels(TM)  (2013)   You gotta’ say maybe…. Spring Rules of
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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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Greece has views, and views Greece and Hope

    Greece: Do we, Greeks, have any hope?   [Question and answer originally published on – 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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