Author Archives: David

We’re all individuals…

I’m not! Remember that scene in The Life of Brian? Well it seems that conforming is just what people do. And maybe it’s the right thing to do. Sometimes…

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Icicles

We may have to remove these! Ice fencing anyone?

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Any excuse

’tis the season to…give up and go home early! We’re really no good at snow here are we? Snowing most of the morning in Leeds and the office was 3/4 empty by lunchtime. So with conference call done with, I … Continue reading

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The Wasteland

This has been the dominant view from my office window for the last couple of years, since the development was initially put on hold and then finally canned. It was to be a huge, 40+ storey, apartment block. Well, I … Continue reading

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Ideal Home?

Next time we move, I’ll be demanding a swing in MY living room.

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Keep it simple

I seem to have developed a collection different social networks and mini/micro/nano-blogging sites, from Tumblr to Posterous to Twitter, all feeding one way or another into Facebook (which has become a necessary evil!) I am going to try to keep … Continue reading

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Nobody listens to me!

I came across an article in Nature, Fixing the Communications Failure discussing why people are so seldom convinced by scientific arguments. There are plenty of examples – climate change, the MMR vaccine, nuclear power and the article discusses how ‘cultural … Continue reading

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Forgotten Church (2)

More thoughts on church. Continue reading

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Forgotten Church?

Some thoughts about church, inspired by ‘The Forgotten Ways’ Continue reading

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All mixed up…a minor whinge.

A whinge about our inability to decide about metrication, one way or the other. Continue reading

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