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The Cost of Sound

My new hearing aids that I go all excited about a few posts ago have arrived.

The sound quality is streets ahead of my old ones – five years of technological advances in micro/audio electronics, baby! 424 more words

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If Ever I Win An Academy Award ...

… for the movie adaptation of one of my stories I’ll act surprised, yet quietly confident I would’ve been the winner all along. I’ll thank Mrs Widds, and producers and cast, ( 257 more words

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Moar New Toys

Late last year my hearing aids turned up their toes, wandered out to the back paddock and shot themselves … thereby rendering me one of those annoying people who are constantly saying, “Eh?” when in civilised company. 209 more words

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Happy Birth Day Sweet Sixteen

Twenty-sixteen that is!

Here we go! … brand new year full of brand new stuff from Widder Island … and musings and occasional visiting cat photos. 193 more words

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Laughing at Animals

Lets get right to it, shall we?

Introducing the Comedy Wildlife Photo Competition as discovered by Widders via her just-about-favourite-est blog ever, io9.

See the winners … … 42 more words

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In The Spirit Of ...

Heh, you thought I was going to say Star Wars, didn’t you? Nope, still avoiding all things spoilery there. Mrs Widds and I are planning to see it in the ‘tween’ time between Christmas and the new year. 28 more words

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Curses! ... Foiled Again.

Tonight the Geminid Meteor Shower will be at it’s most meteor-y.

Guess what?

It’s raining. Again!

In fact I venture to say it hasn’t stopped raining since I wanted to see the… 11 more words

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