Monthly Archives: March 2014

Trip to York 8th March

Our bus reached the walls of York as the TUC march was passing under them – timed for the Lib Dem Spring Conference here in York.  Great banners, lots of music, leafleting galore.  Saw them later as they gathered beneath … Continue reading

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Train to Yorkshire – I know it was a long time ago, damn it.

We passed Biggleswade sewage treatment works.  But Anglian Water clearly don’t think sewage is a nice word.  The big, bold purple and white sign facing the railway (there is nothing else there from which any readers may see it) proclaims it … Continue reading

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A useful Japanese word

Tsundoku is one of those portmanteau words with a complex meaning, but one I find useful.  It means to buy a book and place it on a pile of as yet unread books – with the implication it might be … Continue reading

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