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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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Hanter Dro #0: Video! (IVFDF 2013)

When I searched for a video of Hanter Dro soon after learning it, I couldn’t find anything. But this morning, C was on youtube and found this brilliant video of Boggarts performing Hanter Dro at IVFDF this year! It was … Continue reading

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Hanter Dro #1: Stepping and Sticking (IVFDF 2013 #3)

This is the first of what will be a many-part (6? ish?) series on the dance ‘Hanter Dro’ by Boggarts Breakfast, which I learnt at IVFDF 2013 in Sheffield. All of this will be the dance as I understand it … Continue reading

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Saturday Cheesecake

It’s been sunny today! You’d nearly think it might be sort of coming towards Spring (though I’m not getting my hopes up; it was snowing on Thursday). A warm, sunny day and a bit of spare money in the food … Continue reading

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Easter Day

  God of glory, by the raising of your Son you have broken the chains of death and hell: fill your Church with faith and hope; for a new day has dawned and the way to life stands open in … Continue reading

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