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Things I Learned This Week – #46

Leaf

Offline this week I learned that Twitter is often a quicker and easier place to sell things than eBay, that eagerly pulling decals off a car will can also remove the paintwork, and more than I could ever summarize in one blog post (or indeed the introduction to one) at Interesting North… 🙂

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Things I Learned This Week – #45

Offline this week I learned that fireworks displays involve a lot of standing around for brief moments of semi-pleasure, that iPads really are ‘magical’, and not to jinx yourself by stating that you’re “the only one in the family who hasn’t been ill” 😮

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Things I Learned This Week – #44

SFW this week. Promise.

Offline this week I learned that exercise is a good preventer of illness, that charity workers and trick-or-treaters are glorified beggars, and that toddlers don’t get clocks going back to GMT. At all. :p

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Things I Learned This Week – #43

Slightly NSFW in a not-really-but-grannies-might-not-like-it kind of way.

Offline this week I learned that Malta is lovely, that according to Easyjet I’m just a bit of meat, and that, on the other hand, 5-star hotels do respond well to a bit of whinging… :-p

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Things I Learned This Week – #42

I’m just going to place a slightly NSFW warning at the top of these posts every week now. Makes life easier.

Offline this week I learned that it pays to have (certain aspects of) your mid-life crisis early, the power of actually writing rather than typing, and how to ‘take afternoon tea’ like a gentleman. Kind of. :-p

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Things I Learned This Week – #41

Warning for Americans/Puritans: Some NSFW language/links in this week’s post! :-p

Stormy Days

Offline this week I learned not to travel on CrossCountry trains if I want to be productive (no wifi and 3G blocked), that this gapingvoid cartoon is 99% true, and that my SAD begins in October. Gah.

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Things I Learned This Week – #40

Offline this week I learned to check I’m on the correct train before insisting someone’s in my seat, not to eat jam doughnuts when I’m in a rush, and that it’s still OK to buy paper books even though I’ve got a Kindle… 😉
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Things I Learned This Week – #39

Offline this week I learned that when I’m offline I often want to be back online. Like on the train between Newcastle and Glasgow, for example. :-p
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Things I Learned This Week – #38

Offline this week I learned that even reorganizing a shared drive can be made entertaining, that looking after a 3 year-old single-handedly for a weekend involves pretty much every skill I possess, and that I should have moved my study downstairs a long time ago. Surround sound FTW! 😀
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Things I Learned This Week – #37

Offline this week I learned that conference coffee is always bad, some of the worst people to sit in front of on trains are old, talkative women who lead boring lives, and that there was a reason my parents moved away from Nottingham when I was four… :-p
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