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The Illustrated ‘Silly Poems for Wee People’ Edges Closer

Image: Chas Stramash The temperature was almost at freezing yesterday on the way to the day job. As good a reason as any then, to stop off via the coffee shop and warm myself up. I thought I might use … Continue reading

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A Thank You to Steve Jobs

Image: Unknown RIP Steve Jobs Woke up to the sad news that Steve Jobs died in the early hours of the morning. Shocking to hear it come through although not entirely unexpected; it was public knowledge he had been seriously … Continue reading

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The iMac Cometh

Image: Colin Galbraith Yesterday was supposed to have seen the traditional August at the Fringe gathering of The Diners but alas, one or two of them messed up their schedules and it had to be canned. It will be rearranged … Continue reading

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Day 6 at the Edinburgh Book Festival

Image: Porto & Fi I started my day off at the coffee shop, easing my way into what I knew would be a long one. I sat with a large cappuccino and read (electronically) more of Andrew Raymond Drennan’s The … Continue reading

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A Day Off from the Edinburgh Book Festival

Image: Porto & Fi I had a day away from the Edinburgh Book Festival yesterday, the first of only two days off from the 17 that make up its run. There was no particular reason for this other than a … Continue reading

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Monday and Tuesday Review of the Edinburgh Book Festival

Image: Colin Galbraith Apologies for yesterday, folks. This blog post is a day late due to the attention of a hacker at about 3:10am the night before last (Monday). It would appear that this technical challenged choob hacked into my … Continue reading

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The Last of the Workload

Image: Glasgow City Council Book Fest It’s Book Fest Eve! Yup, after all the scrambles for tickets, arranging dates so as not to clash with social events, and ensuring there are no clashes with the day job, it is finally … Continue reading

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