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Giles Fraser at Westminster Skeptics

via Google+ Thoughts on Dr Giles Fraser at Westminster Skeptics: http://westminster.skepticsinthepub.org/Event.aspx/1099/Being-suspicious-about-the-Skeptics He is a great speaker. It’s easy to see why he rose to the position of Canon of St Pauls. His talk was roughly based around the idea that … Continue reading

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Great River Race

I found out the other day that something called the Great River Race was setting off from the Millwall Slipway which is only walking distance from my house. So on Saturday afternoon I wandered over shortly before the start to … Continue reading

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Westminster Skeptics: The Revolution Will Be Digitized

After being in London for nearly a year I’ve finally managed to make it to a Westminster Skeptics in the Pub meeting. I was rewarded with an entertaining and thought-provoking talk by crusading journalist Heather Brooke. Based on her new … Continue reading

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Willing to pay for sync?

Matt Assay had an interesting post up on the Register today about Amazon’s kindle store outselling Apple’s ibooks. His thesis is that this is driven by the fact that Amazon has a much larger range of titles and that kindle … Continue reading

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A Little Piece Of History

I received the item below in the post this week. And it has made me super happy. The reason that the arrival of this unassuming chunk of grey material made me so gleeful is its history. I’m a bit of … Continue reading

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TAM London Day One

The Amazing Meeting London (TAMLondon) kicked off today. My day started off at the back of a queue outside the Mermaid Theater in Blackfriars. Things started off badly for me as I spent most of my queuing time on my … Continue reading

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Election Predictions

After perusing ukpollingreport it looks to me like the 4th seat in the Welsh region will be a straight fight between the Liberal Democrats and UKIP. Given that my dislike of xenophobes is stronger than my dislike of anti-nuclear policies … Continue reading

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A Tour of the Minor Parties 6 – UK Independence Party

I found Nigel Farage’s performance on Question Time last week to be horrifyingly entertaining. Personally, I can’t get past the idea that UKIP were specifically formulated to appeal to Daily Mail readers. Web Presence I’ll give this one a big … Continue reading

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A Tour of the Minor Parties 5 – Jury Team

After a lovely sunny weekend break from blogging it’s time to get back to the grindstone and continue my series of posts about the various small parties of the upcoming European elections. I first became aware of Jury Team when … Continue reading

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Here Comes The Sun

Spent the day walking a coast path on the Glamorgan Heritage Coast. Have managed to sunburn one patch of one arm. v.annoying. Pictures to prove that sometimes the sun does shine in Wales.

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