Nov 03

So, You Wish To Write A Book?

“Writing the book is the easiest part. Doing the proof reading and editing is pure torture,” says Liz Thompson.

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Nov 02

How To Know If What You Are Doing Is Hurting You?

“We often hear that change is uncomfortable and that we should give things time to settle down. But how do we know if the discomfort is healthy? It could be a signal, warning us of impending disaster,” writes Leanne Hunt.

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Nov 02

53 – Starkey And Gladstone

Ronnie Bray continues his epic story of hardship and unrest in the early days of the Industrial Revolution.

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Nov 02

Gunpowder

“This night my boy Wayneman, as I was in my chamber, I overheard him let off some gunpowder,” wrote Samuel Pepys on this day in 1661.

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Nov 02

Some Of My Parts Now Rated Hinge-Worthy

Ron Pataky tells of a chap now in need of mechanical help.

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Nov 01

Multi-legged Beasties

Brian Barratt tells of encounters with creepy-crawly-wriggly creatures.

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Oct 31

A Land Of Glory?

“I was always in trouble with the various banks to whom I entrusted my overdraft, in the days when I believed that beyond my means was the only place to live,” wrote Ian Skidmore.

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Oct 31

104 – Phantom Ranch

Jack Merewood goes walking in Grand Canyon.

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Oct 31

Suffragette

Tina Trivett tells of a democratic lady who lives in a velvet world.

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Oct 30

The Wages Of Destruction

America’s key economic advantage — perhaps — is that it has the largest “internal” market of any country in the world. It is the third most populated country in the world, with citizens that are far wealthier in the aggregate than those in China and India — the only two countries larger than the U.S. This advantage in size and affluence means that American companies can become the largest in the world simply by selling to Americans — thus gaining the advantage of scale that allows them to dominate globally, writes Adam Toze.

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