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The City: 060: Douglas

“Let’s bring in our Tech Corespondent on this point.  Douglas, could a train in The City kill a person?”  Douglas pushed the glasses up on his nose. 75 more words


MySQL / PHP Comparing Dates

I’m trying to compare two dates together, which seems like a pretty simple act, however it’s turning out not to be (in my eyes).

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Reed Cormorant  Microcarbo africanus

The reed cormorant, also known as the long-tailed cormorant, is a bird in the cormorant family Phalacrocoracidae. It breeds in much of Africa south of the Sahara, and Madagascar. 219 more words


Review: The Abyss Beyond Dreams by Peter F. Hamilton

I should preface this by saying that The Abyss Beyond Dreams is the first Peter F. Hamilton book I’ve read. So, I can’t really speak to the extent to which it incorporates the rest of his world. 278 more words


Tis the Season!

Time to get a tree from the outside, with outdoor (and possibly squirrel) smells still clinging to it, bring it into the house, make a loud production of getting it into a stand and moving the stand into place, festoon it with lights and dangling things–many of which are fragile, old, of extreme sentimental value, and/or glass–held in place by sharp, bite-sized pieces of pointy metal. 473 more words


The City: 056: Nigel

“Welcome back to News Focus, I’m your host Nigel Smythe.  Today’s topic is “The City:  virtual paradise, or secret health risk?”  With me today is Dr. 74 more words

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Nigel Slaters Chocolate Brownie

This is from another favourite food writer of mine – Nigel Slater. Chocolate Brownies are always vanish in this house within a day – anything Chocolate disappears quickly. 522 more words