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Sometimes when I need a break from writing, I like to post about random stuff!


Uncommon meanings for common words

(Thanks to Rob for sending me this!) Once again, The Washington Post has published the winning submissions to its yearly contest, in which readers are asked to supply alternate meanings...

A very special book

We moved house in Easter and I thought I’d opened every single carton, but lo and behold I discovered another unpacked box. Like so many of the sturdy archive boxes we purchased,...

The silly things we do while staying at hotels

I have to share this with you. When I’m stressed, I make what the airforce terms as ‘errors of omission’. In other words, my brain turns to mush and I do silly, uncharacteristic...