The Secret to Agelessness

I used to laugh a lot. Sometimes I found laughter in the subtle quirks, mistakes and misunderstandings of daily conversation with friends or in observing bizarre behaviour unfolding before me. I would usually be overcome with giggling that eventually morphed into tearful jerking spasms of laughter if given even the …

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Just Eat the Apple

  I’m the kind of person who doesn’t do anything in half-measures. If I’m going to do a thing, I’m going to do it properly. This is the key to my repeated failures. Wait, what? You heard me. Trying to do something right the first time is the reason why …

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Fonts and ALL the things

This “having a website” thing is turning out to be an interesting learning experience for Erin and me (yes I have verified that it is “me” not “I” with the grammar Nazis).  There were many things we did not know before starting this adventure.  Many. So many, I can’t even …

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Ignorance is Sis

  Enlightenment is futile – you will be assimilated. Hollywood is making us stupid. I realized this while watching The Legend of Tarzan, a fun movie, if you’re into excessive CGI animals, but one that left me gaping at the creator’s blatant ignorance about Africa, wild animals, and local culture. …

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I Never Said That

  In Cold Comfort Farm, by Stella Gibbons, Aunt Ada Doom claims to have seen ‘something nasty in the woodshed’. Now, the book never reveals what the ‘something nasty’ was, but I’m strongly inclined to believe that it was a nefarious collector of quotes with a penchant for misattribution. I …

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