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May 2008

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Life Expectancy Calculator

Despite being a man and a bit overweight I come out at having another 20,500 days more to live, which umm … makes the summer of 2063 not a great year for me. Biological Age: 34 Virtual Age: 17:8 Average…

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Solo Picc

A much more successful (and thus enjoyable) band practice tonight. I actually managed to play my flute to a halfway decent standard which is always good. Last week, in case I forget was awful – spending much of the first…

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Dreaming of a holiday

For the past couple of days I have still needed to wear my jacket for the cycle ride into work. Today I had to unzip mid-way with the heat already building, and the sun so, so nice. The smells of…

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Nearest Book Meme

Tagged by 1. Pick up the nearest book. 2. Open to page 123. 3. Find the fifth sentence. 4. Post the next three sentences. 5. Tag fivesix people. Since I’m at work my nearest book is New Hart’s Rules, which…

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Possibly one of the best weekends ever

I know that the British always joke about the Bank Holiday weather, but actually, in my experience, the May Day one’s are usually pretty damn decent. And today, was no exception. Having done our jobs on the hazy Sunday before,…

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Dawn Chorus

We’ve just gone back to bed, having already had breakfast. But why, I hear you ask? As decided yesterday, we got up at half past three this morning, dressed, and wiped the sleepy-dust from our eyes, and drove up to…

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Time-slip into History

1. We woke up at half past four this morning. The plan was to get up and go to Burnham Beeches to hear the dawn chorus and have an early morning walk in the woods. But it was already getting…

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2 Become 5

When you want to be together for longer, but can’t because no one is wanting to buy your house, and both parties have the responsibilities of their own cats, something has to give. It sounded like a crazy idea when…

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The May Meme

Stolen from What we have here are the top 106 books most often marked as “unread” by LibraryThing’s users. As in, they sit on the shelf to make you look smart or well-rounded. Bold the ones you’ve read, underline the…

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May Day

So the Bank of England are saying that the credit crunch may be over? Well hears hoping. Maybe, just maybe, this kind of news will start to filter down through the housing market and things will start moving again.

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