Daily Archives: January 4, 2009

‘The short, stout genius from the Potteries approaches the oche’

We have been transfixed by the darts on Sky Sports One. I have never really watched this sport at any length before, but I chanced on it just as it began: two fat blokes were chaperoned on to a stage … Continue reading

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Anybody remember Spirograph?

What a lovely way to spend time that was, though the green pen often dried up. I was reminded of it as I started fiddling about with this down-loadable graphics package free trial of adobe Illustrator. I was inspired to … Continue reading

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