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"We Live in Troubled Times"


Today, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr., the great punk band Green Day released an official music video of their song, “We Live in Troubled Times,” from their current album, … 86 more words


Audio: Proposed federal water bill would streamline new dam projects | 89.3 KPCC


“The bill would codify into federal law the 1994 Bay Delta Accord, an agreement between state and federal authorities to coordinate water use and quality standards for water in the California Delta, where the confluence of the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers enters Suisun Bay and flows toward the Pacific Ocean. 47 more words


Thrush in a rowan tree, Charlton; January 2017

The rowan tree outside my house is a spindly thing, nothing like the handsome plane trees that London does so well elsewhere; and pretty deficient in blossom compared to the trees in other streets around the neighbourhood. 179 more words


Friday's answers

Thanks to Teletext who posed Thursday’s questions and will win a virtual box of apricots by posting the answers below should all of us be stumped.


Thursday's quiz

You’re invited to pose the questions.

Anyone who stumps everyone will win a virtual box of apricots.


Who do I side with?

That I am aligned to the blue side of politics is no secret, but the quiz ISideWith had some surprises:

First it found:

67%  ACT on electoral, economic, immigration, environmental, foreign policy, and criminal issues… 146 more words


Woolwich; January 2017

So, how was your Christmas and New Year? Mine was very pleasant: spent mostly in the north-east of England visiting family; busy enough to not get round to posting any pictures here (though some went on my… 170 more words