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March 4, 2014
by Neil Turner
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P-P-P-P-Pancake Day

Today is Shrove Tuesday, the last day before the start of Lent (which itself is called Ash Wednesday). In some countries, it’s called Mardi Gras (literally ‘Fat Tuesday’), but in Britain it’s more commonly called Pancake Day. The tradition is … Continue reading

August 2, 2013
by Neil Turner
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It’s been over a week since I last blogged. I haven’t been all that busy but I also haven’t had a lot of inspiration for potential blog entries either. With a bit of luck, some ideas will come to me over the next few days. There will be the usual automatic link dump from Delicious tomorrow, of course.

March 24, 2003
by Neil Turner
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Extra Excitement

I was in a film yesterday. Okay, so it’s not like it’s some big-budget Hollywood blockbuster – rather a short film made by a few students, but I was asked to act as an extra in a couple of scenes. … Continue reading

March 22, 2003
by Neil Turner
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Not so stupid

Today, I’ve been reading Computer Stupidities again – its sheer size means that there are many pages I’ve still yet to read, and others that I just want to read again. But as I was reading it today, I thought … Continue reading

March 22, 2003
by Neil Turner
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Ugh

In a way, I’ll be glad when I’m home next week, since I’ll have a nice fast broadband connection to deal with. I’m uploading some stuff and it’s taking hours on this little 56k connection. I’ve heard down the grapevyne … Continue reading