Monthly Archives: March 2007

Book club #2 – ‘1984’ by George Orwell

My second evening at the Book Club was great. In summary, ‘1984’ by George Orwell is an extraordinary collection of ideas, but does not hang together too well as a novel. The characters lack depth and some of the events … Continue reading

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Talkative mood.

Thankfully, Otherphil was in a talkative mood. In fact I don’t know many people who aren’t once they’ve had three or four pints. The number of people who know me and now know about this blog is increasing and I’m … Continue reading

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Something to soak up those creative juices

I’ve got a whisky now and D’s got a sherry, doing the crossword. J’s at a sleepover and we commented on how the level of noise drops disproportionately as the number of children is reduced. I must apologise to those … Continue reading

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I popped the chute but nothing happened…

“ONE-THOUSAND, TWO-THOUSAND, THREE-THOUSAND, PULL!” I shouted above the din of the air that battered at my face and rattled my jump-suit about me. I held my breath then expecting the familiar gut-wrench of the chute flowering above me…but nothing happened.   I’m … Continue reading

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