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Fifty years of diary-keeping

I have kept a daily diary since fifty years ago today, 2 January 1969. Continue reading

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An appropriate meaning of OSS

I was pleased to learn that OSS means (in West Yorkshire dialect) ‘the ability to do something properly’. Continue reading

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A prehistoric cairnfield?

Common Wood: part 14 I know there are lumps and bumps at the top of my land at Common Wood, near Horndon on Dartmoor.  I also know that piles of stones on Dartmoor often have some significance. I was delighted … Continue reading

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Bucks Free Press’s boo-boo

The Bucks Free Press needs to pay more attention to apostrophes. Continue reading

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A companion to Tippett’s music

Today, the composer Michael Tippett (who joined the Kinder trespassers in 1932) would have been 113 years old. Continue reading

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What about Natural England?

Michael Gove has announced that he will set up a new environmental body post Brexit, but he already has one. Continue reading

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The Archers wake up to Brexit

The Archers have only just woken up to the fact that we are leaving the EU. But at least they are hot on speed monitors. Continue reading

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