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Brief 2014 Update

Hello hello 🙂 I’m blogging less and less these days (er, as the stats for 2013 probably show). I haven’t forgotten about this place altogether, but for a variety of reasons, writing blog posts isn’t something that draws me like … Continue reading

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Hanter Dro #4: Elmo’s Nuts Hey (IVFDF 2013 #6)

This figure is … well … nuts. It’s easy to watch it and think you can see it’s some normal kind of hey, until you realise you’re mistaken and it really isn’t. Nevertheless, the moves that each person makes are pretty … Continue reading

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Hanter Dro #3: Chorus (IVFDF 2013 #5)

The basics (stepping and sticking) are covered in this post. Assuming that makes sense, the chorus is pretty easy … You finish the figure in set, as usual, i.e. 1   2 3   4 5   6 At the … Continue reading

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Hanter Dro #2: Diamonds (IVFDF 2013 #4)

30th Sept: It’s been so long since I intended to post these posts, that I’m putting them up as word-y-descriptions. I hope to come back and add pictures to make it clearer, but I don’t know if I will so … Continue reading

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Things worth rioting about

A clip of the Now Show from last Friday: Mitch Benn’s song for the EDL (English Defence League, a nasty extremist nationalist organisation who have been attacking Mosques after the violent killing of an off-duty British soldier a couple of … Continue reading

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I [don’t] vow to thee my country

The church [congregation] I’m part of sings hymns. Mostly they are lovely, and well-chosen. But this morning’s service included ‘I vow to thee my country’ (it made sense given the theme of the service, and how well known it is) … Continue reading

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Not those, those are my time-travel trousers …

This past week has been a good one. Last weekend my Bretonnian army sold on ebay for a significant sum (significant to me, anyway!) and so I have spent this week BUYING ALL THE THINGS (plus putting some money into … Continue reading

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Slightly amusing signage

Spotted next to giant inflatables: “Notice: Sorry no adults passed this point”. That’s not a notice, that’s part of a script! As in: Investigator to small child: “Did a man in jeans and an orange top hat come this way?” … Continue reading

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Our computer is healthy again!

Hello internet! One of the reasons I haven’t been posting much lately is that our desktop has been really, really, really slow (so I couldn’t draft a post in a spare 10 minutes, it would end up taking 40 minutes … Continue reading

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On instrumental music

This evening, I went to an piano recital*, and enjoyed it very much. This is unusual, because as a rule my attention span for instrumental music lasts for approximately 3 minutes (maybe 3 1/2, if I’m really focusing). Even when I … Continue reading

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