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Faraday did it before Blaine

David Blaine has made a living out of doing stupid things to wreck his body. His achievements include sitting in a box, standing on a platform and lying in a bath. 578 more words


The 'Great Stink'

I would like to take a trip back in time to London in the mid 19th century. By this time London had grown from a small Roman fort town, to a city of over 3 million people. 748 more words

City Planning

The Case of the Exploding Loo

Do I strike you as a witch who’d be offended by exploding portaloos, or mentions of poo?

No? Thank you. Unless, of course, the exploding loo means one is caught short. 220 more words


Why It’s Never Too Late For You To Achieve Success

We live in a world of extreme speed and convenience. While I won’t argue that it’s not awesome, it has become the success seekers biggest enemy. 433 more words


Celebrating Jacqueline Wilson's 100th book

Right, I’m vertical again. Have had four hours of sleep, so this will be absolutely fine. It seems I wasn’t even the most far flung guest at last night’s Opal Plumstead bash at the Ritz. 665 more words


Can I do better?

I began this blog with enthusiasm. However that did not match the results. My other blog has had some serious thought on it, but not a lot. 832 more words


Quote of the Day

Nothing is too wonderful to be true, if it be consistent with the laws of nature.

—Michael Faraday