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Wiblog - Paul's Wibblings

22/01/17

22/365 - Peter Duck

Damn, nearly bedtime and no photo of the day (weather's not been great and I've been busy with work) so here's a quick and dirty photo of my Swallows and Amazons collection with fairly extreme depth of field, a contest which Peter Duck won.

03/01/15

Thanks to Ellie I've been reading Terry Prachett and Neil Gaiman's Good Omens for the first time over Christmas and I wanted to share this with you as it made me giggle:  read more ...

28/12/14

Magnets, Bulbs and Batteries In the pub last week I mentioned Magnets, Bulbs and Batteries which for me was a classic book but none of them had heard of it.  read more ...

25/09/14

Amazon have a new programme called Kindle Unlimited which offers you "unlimited access to over 650,000 titles and thousands of audiobooks on any device for just £7.99 a month". Seems tempting, however even a few minutes research reveal that "Unlimited" is a bit of a misnomer.  read more ...

27/02/14

Everyone who's interested in language knows American and British English have diverged a little over the centuries and we all know the easy ones like pants and pavement but I came across a new one today.  read more ...

05/08/13

I used to be an avid reader but it's something I lost with my stroke. I've recently been trying, not for the first time, to read more more books and a combination of discoveries has helped.  read more ...

21/06/13

I've been reading, or rather listening to Dorothy L. Sayers Lord Peter Wimsey book Whose Body? and the casual racism and anti-Semitism of this 1923 work still makes me catch my breath.  read more ...

16/04/13

I'm in a state of moderate excitement at the discovery today that BBC Radio 4 Extra is starting a four part serialisation of The Beekeeper's Apprentice starting this Friday.  read more ...

20/03/13

I am a great blubber when watching movies. I never used to be. I used to be able to sit through everything like a man. And then I saw Four Weddings and a Funeral for the first time ...  read more ...

04/01/13

It's been a while since I bought a dead tree book, a combination of the large backlog of unread books and the ease of buying e-books; but today while walking through the Grafton in Cambridge I noticed a new (to me at least) remaindered books shop and in the window they had some Peter Robinson books.  read more ...

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