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Trust me, you’re NOT being a scientist, Richard.

Richard Dawkins on Radio Four, talking Nonscience with other such experts. I had to catch up on this a day later as I’d missed the live show. So I’d been given a first impression by one who did listen and … Continue reading

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McAlpinomics or how to double a tender once you’ve won the contract…..

OK, so I just spent a while getting onto a Civil Engineering site to read this article. It seems worthy of further reading so I’ve just put it here for storage. Feel free to read it, of course. It describes … Continue reading

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This is not Priti but………

[This is as yet raw posting and will very soon be edited to read clearly. For now, it saves all the text – which is what I want  and will of course be unchanged after the edit]   Priti Patel … Continue reading

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Duplicity

So people do stuff for money. So, then, devious and deep duplicity takes over from ability. And the rest, as they say, is history……. Chris Hemmings October 23/2016 Lexicon and translation: duplicity djuːˈplɪsɪti,djʊ-/ noun 1. deceitfulness. “the president was accused … Continue reading

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Croc n scorp

On line composition. First came: A scorpion came out of the desert to the banks of the Nile, whereupon he accosted a crocodile. “My dear chap,” he said to the crocodile, “could we form an alliance to get to the … Continue reading

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I follow you

A follower not a leader? There are many such rooms in the Buildings. Offices, yes, but steeped in time and the anonymity of history. Many, many such chats and small gatherings had taken place between these four walls and nothing, … Continue reading

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Deliverance Day

June 8th, 2017 – Deliverance Day   Our Corbyn which art in Islington Jeremy be thy name. Thy red flag come, Thy will be done in Liverpool As it is in Edinburgh. Give us this day our welfare state And … Continue reading

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