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The Zen Cocktail

three years ago i made the new year’s resolution never to drink the same drink twice in one day. That year I kept my resolution religiously and i enjoyed it so much that the next year I carried on in … Continue reading

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The Imp of the Perverse

He’s the little voice which pleads with you throw yourself off a tall building or take ‘passenger action’ on the undergrind. In the Baroque Cycle, Neal Stephenson infects Half-cocked Jack Shaftoe with it, though unlike most of us, he acts … Continue reading

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July 2004 Reading List

Heres’ what I read in July: Quicksilver – Neal Stephenson Truly monumental, the first 900 pages of his 3 tome Baroque Cycle. Vagabonds, spys and savants swash & buckle, philosophick & politick their way through the Northern Europe of 1660’s … Continue reading

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you may know me by the company i keep

in the course of realising that by referring to it, i unwhacked my googlewhack*, i discovered the googletool which displays Pages similar to blog.onemonkey.org I haven’t figured out how they do it but it is interesting. Firstly it is flattering … Continue reading

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