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Ruth Nicol and Cover Problems

I first met Ruth Nicol back in 1997 when we both worked for a now defunct life assurance company. We worked in the I.T. department, which in itself was pretty much as you’d imagine: dull, soul-sucking, and barely bare-able. My … Continue reading

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Supergrass And An Evening with Yann Martel

Image: Leap in the Dark It was back to work for me yesterday after a couple of hell-raising days off work. I was through in Glasgow on Tuesday and got back late on Wednesday afternoon, my mood one of cheery … Continue reading

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Fun, Fun, Fun

Image: Pink Sherbet Photography Busy, but miraculously short day at the office. I met my wife for lunch. She collected me in the car and we took some sandwiches to a nice wee spot next to the Royal Botanical Gardens. … Continue reading

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DIY Man

Image: Nadya Peek I had a packed day yesterday; no day of rest for moi, put it that way. After getting up early (6am kind of early) to work on day job stuff, I gave the back garden a complete … Continue reading

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