Monthly Archives: June 2008

Pollitt on Platte

Illustration: Satoshi Kambayashi Michael Pollitt has popped up on Platte today – in the Guardian, rather than as Platte are wont to do – on your PC. It seems the OFT are looking into at least one aspect of the … Continue reading

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Business Continuity

I spent much of this afternoon as a refugee from an evacuated building, seeking a computer terminal on which to ply my trade. I found one, and it was actually a lot faster than the one I normally use. But … Continue reading

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Wetter than Glastonbury

It was a week before Glastonbury weekend, and we still found ourselves packing up a damp tent in the gaps between heavy showers. It certainly doesn’t seem like a year has passed since we last risked Dartmoor under canvas. Loyal, … Continue reading

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Hitching a ride

The last time Blog Fodder hitched a ride he looked like this. He now has less hair, and, one would have thought, more sense. But no. He’s just hitched 6 lifts to get from Norwich to the East Midlands. And … Continue reading

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Car Seat

I mentioned this book the other week, and now I’ve had a chance to flick through it. It features a lot of child-focused travelling experiences, some of which I’m mighty glad were not mine. Like the plane trip suffered by … Continue reading

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Not in Front of the Children

We were brought up short by our son the other day. We were in the middle of an argument. Not a particularly serious one, but one of those tired, irritable bickering kinds of arguments you get into sometimes. Well we … Continue reading

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