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June 2003

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What emotion am I?

You are Beauty. You are beautiful, whether it be on the inside, theoutside, or both. People are drawn to you asstrongly as you are drawn to the beauty in the world around you. What Emotion Are You? brought to you…

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Artistic promise?

Around me, where I work, I have a collection of photos and artwork that I have produced over years (mainly from college days up in Cheshire). We have also recently had a big talk about the future of the department…

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The perfect cup of tea…

One for tinyjo, me thinks… The Royal Society of Chemistry has worked out the formula for the ideal brew… In June 1903 one of Britain’s great writers Eric Blair (alias George Orwell) was born. The Royal Society has decided to…

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My Brain Usage Profile

Auditory : 29% Visual : 70% Left : 47% Right : 52% Thomas, you exhibit an even balance between left- and right- hemisphere dominance and a slight preference for visual over auditory processing. With a score this balanced, it is…

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Those lost negatives…

A while back – I forget if it was in my journal or in moonglade‘s – but I was talking about some artwork from my college days that got destroyed in a fire. I have since failed to find the…

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Saturday morning reading


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A little over two hours later and drag myself from the sofa in the coffee shop in the upstairs of Blackwells, the first 100 pages of the new Harry Potter nicely digested. It’s good. Now, if you’ll excuse me there’s…

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And in just a few more weeks time…


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You can’t see it now (under all that norfolk reed) but all that foil is interfering with the neighbours’ TV reception (alledgedly). Well, at least that’s what it said in the Blissford Voice… Current Mood: enthralled

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Excellent!

Ben and Hanna have arrived at the gas station at the edge of town – well when I say town, there’s a church and a general store over yonder somewhere and a spread out collection of old and new brightly…

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Excellent!


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Ben and Hanna have arrived at the gas station at the edge of town – well when I say town, there’s a church and a general store over yonder somewhere and a spread out collection of old and new brightly…

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Are you the next JK Rowling?

To mark the release of the fifth Harry Potter book on Saturday, BBC News Online is looking for the next children’s blockbuster writer. JK Rowling is estimated to be richer than the Queen, with a personal fortune of £280m, having…

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#Excerpt 2: Journey to the North/Hólar


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I’ve been trying to get going with the journey to the north, and this is what I’ve got so far: Current Mood: productive

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Feeling guilty?


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Went to prison today – for the first (and hopefully) last time. I didn’t intend you understand. I just made a Saturday morning pilgrimage into Oxford to buy nice things for the weekend, like meat and cheese, and olives (I…

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