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An Open Letter To WordPress

Dear WordPress.com,

I am loath to write yet another letter to you, since I typically prefer to spend my time writing actual blog posts, but I’ve been bitching on Twitter and in your forums to no avail, so maybe you’ll pay attention to a blog post. 1,243 more words

Rants

nuvofelt reblogged this on Chittle Chattle and commented:

You may have noticed a reduction in the number of my posts across the web. The original post reblogged here more or less sums up how I feel. I am not resistant to change - but change for the better should really mean that. It seems to me that the only 'better' in the new process is the money someone has presumably received for making the mess. I'm going to suggest that as many as possible reblog this - and make their own appropriate comments. How about it? Might someone actually read the original and take note if we do?

Oxford, Britain's oldest Botanic Garden.

As if a visit to Oxford, “city of dreaming spires”, isn’t reward enough, a day spent at the University of Oxford’s Botanic Garden (OBGHA) is an absolute delight. 368 more words

Gardens Of The World

Nigel Boldero reblogged this on Old School Garden.

What is in the racking?

Over the last nine months I have done many things that makes the answer to the question ‘how was work today?’ sound very interesting. I have fork-lifted a mammoth tusk. 499 more words

Skills For The Future

Nigel Boldero reblogged this on Old School Garden.

Now we have two, at least.

I was a bit lucky today, I drove to work before the rain started to fall and they had fixed the roads when I was driving home. 625 more words

This And That.

The Creation of Heroes – The Origin of Legends

Myths cannot be created. They will be carried out. The below is a compilation of Hero Myths(Sourced from The Myth of the Birth of the Hero by Otto Rank) of the Western World, with forays into Mesopotamian, Persian and Indian arenas. 862 more words

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Goals and Squatters

Ever wonder what a squatter is?
It is defined as a person who unlawfully occupies an uninhabitated building or unused land. A squatter does not have any legal rights over the area that they settle into. 82 more words

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New partnership calls for better ‘Landscapes for Everyone’

The National Trust has joined forces with charities across the UK this week to call for the protection and celebration of Britain’s treasured landscapes.

With ongoing speculative development in and around sensitive areas, such as National Parks and AONBs, the… 271 more words

National Trust

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