Monthly Archives: December 2009

Useable post incuding helpful seasonal tip: Don’t forget to stock up on pig

Elin Roberts, of Newcastle University’s Centre for Life says, On the morning after, it’s a bacon sandwich you’re looking for. ‘Food doesn’t soak up the alcohol but it does increase your metabolism helping you deal with the after-effects of over-indulgence. … Continue reading

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Is it unmanly to have a tear in the eye?

Having double-done my duty in springing Ben the Hat from his in-laws on Boxing Day, I’ve only just got round to seeing this race (our planned trip to Market Rasen was called off due to frozen ground, I therefore emergency-found … Continue reading

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The Freewheelin’ b&w Dylan

Trust me, it’s as cold as it looks up at Winterton dunes. Back home it’s a struggle to get out of bed, where I can stay snug with Dylan tucked in beside me keeping my legs warm while I read … Continue reading

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Following the football with my father

I came in from walking Dylan round Whitlingham Broad just as the second half of the Hull-Man United match was getting underway. Imagine my surprise to find Pops watching the game: he has no interest in football whatsoever. ‘Watching the … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas!

Dylan was well pleased to see the back of him, but I miss him, and he played a big part in our year, so let’s hear it for Lemon, who I happen to know will be enjoying a rather good … Continue reading

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Wildlife Award Winning Picture Cries Wolf

I heard this story on Radio 4 this evening while I was cooking and was so intrigued I went to search the picture. The report below is taken from the Telegraph’s report. It doesn’t quite say the same as the … Continue reading

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Two-for-one special by request

Makemeadiva from On wishes and horses wanted to see Hendrix, and I know that Old Stokie is missing the rectangles. If we were entirely honest we were expecting something more Classic Rock God Pose With Guitar from this one. Along … Continue reading

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