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The Price Of Inclusion

I’m trying to get back up on the personal blogging horse and ride again.   The last 6-8 weeks have been busy and my blogging has suffered.   1,466 more words

Society

Slater Unfairly Maligned

I must admit that I used to think, before I’d ever communicated with the guy, that Cameron Slater was a complete tool.

In fact, if you check me out on Twitter, I am on record as saying that I am utterly sick of his sh*t (@prof_mayhem1987). 443 more words

NZ Politics

The wine ink alchemy

In the previous post I promised to write about making ink from wine. I sketched several sketches in this ink, made from wine of the descendants of the oldest grapevine on Earth, which grows in my home town Maribor and… 142 more words

Maribor

A Library in Review: September 2014

Migration and Mythmaking in Anglo-Saxon England

Let me start by getting this out of the way: I hated this book.  It was a flimsy little thing that took me over a month to read, and I despised it for most of the way.   862 more words

Recommended Experiencing

Dating ... No Thank You

Initial reaction when my friends tell me they’ve found a “perfect” match for me and want to set me up on a date:

My reaction when I either finally meet the person or simply see a picture of them online:

Here's What

Scotland's decided - a series of vaguely related thoughts

Across all social media and even in most company I’ve kept fairly quiet about my views on the Scottish vote on independence.  Much of this has been because I really didn’t know how I would have voted were it my country.   1,250 more words

Rambling

horrible or amazing book?

i have read terrible things in the Bible. i have read beautiful things. it has been a strained relationship really, from my boredom and acceptance of the Bible as a child, my relentless questioning as a teenager, my rejection of it as an often objectionable fairy tale at 19, to my new decision to look at it again and see what i believe. 166 more words

Thoughts