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July 14, 2015
by Neil Turner
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Bradford is putting up its Christmas decorations

It’s mid-July, and the Christmas decorations are going up in Bradford. Most towns and cities put up their decorations in late October, with the switch-on usually taking place after Remembrance Sunday in November. But Bradford usually puts its lights up … Continue reading

December 25, 2013
by Neil Turner
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Merry Christmas!

Just a quick message to wish you all a Merry Christmas! Don’t get too many nightmares about the knitted Mr Flibble Christmas jumper. Sadly I didn’t buy one.

December 26, 2012
by Neil Turner
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App of the Week: iTunes 12 Days of Christmas

For at least the past five years, Apple has run a promotion in Canada and Europe, running through from Boxing Day (26th December, i.e. today) until the 6th January, called the iTunes 12 Days of Christmas. On each of the … Continue reading

December 26, 2011
by Neil Turner
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All present and correct

Happy Boxing Day! (or St Stephens Day, or whatever you refer to the 26th December as in your country). Christine and I received quite a few presents yesterday – the biggest being a food hamper and a food processor. Individually, … Continue reading

December 23, 2011
by Neil Turner
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Beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Today is the first day of my Christmas break – the nice people at the university gave everyone today off as a customary holiday – and will see me out of the office until the 9th January, thanks to some … Continue reading