Yearly Archives: 2009

First lines: The Tales of Beedle the Bard

Since the conclusion to this review says all I was gonna say much better, I’m not even going to bother. This short collection would be unremarkable were it not for the body of work that lies behind it. There is an element of padding to make it a respectable length and it will barely satisfy… Read more »

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As most people will agree, I’m not the best photographer around. I’ve got a semi-decent point-and-shoot camera and I keep my eyes open for interesting shots, although I often fail to get them. Basically, I muck around, and sometimes I manage to get that one lucky shot. Photos won’t have any value if they remain… Read more »

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Themes of the year

This year has a lot of themes. Two quick searches (1, 2) learned that 2009 is the International Year of Astronomy European Year of Creativity and Innovation 2009 Charles Darwin Year (he was born 200 years ago and it’s 150 years since On the Origin of Species was first published) Year of the Gorilla Year… Read more »

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…and a new one’s just begun

Here are some leftovers from last year. Just in from the Department of Things that are Bloody Obvious: Study Finds That Teenage Virginity Pledges Are Rarely Kept. Also: when having sex for the first time on a class trip, don’t send your father a text message. Insert your own fail joke here. There are several… Read more »

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