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Short-ish and simple-ish guide to using some HTML tags in comments sections of some websites

Some websites allow you to make comments on some of their webpages. Some of those allow you to use a limited part of HTML (HyperText Markup Language) to help format your comments. For example, I find it useful to differentiate … Continue reading

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Ode to a Teacher

Originally posted on Twists and Tales:
There is a memory that has been playing on my mind lately: I was six I think and my Year One teacher (if that’s what the English equivalent is, it was the year where…

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In memory of a Maths Teacher

Originally posted on Twists and Tales:
Today, on my sister’s birthday, some sad news reached us: one of our old maths teachers died of a heart-attack whilst out cycling with his son.  My flatmate remarked it was a very Dutch way…

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Estimates of the probability of Donald Trump being replaced as President of the USA before his first 4 year term ends

(1) The current (that is 13.July.2017) online betting odds – and so implied probability – of Donald Trump being replaced as President of the USA before his first 4 year term ends seem to be rather high. Below are are … Continue reading

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Will the real Howard Flight please stand up?

Prompted by this article by Howard Flight on ConservativeHome advocating a higher minimum wage, I made a search of that website for other articles by him making significant points on the desirability, or otherwise, of a minimum wage, including its … Continue reading

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Whose English Is It Anyway?

Originally posted on Chok Notes to Self:
Whose English Is It Anyway? – The Immigrant Experience – my notes for the panel discussion at Waterstones Cheltenham, Aug 13th 2016. With novelist and writer Susmita Bhattacharya and chaired by Zeba Talkhani.…

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Film: The World of Us (South Korea, 2016) – written and directed by Yoon Ga-eun

for V, C, L I’ve been intermittently feeling very guilty for not writing something about “The World of Us” – written and directed by Yoon Ga-eun – in the 2016 London East Asian Film Festival because during and after the … Continue reading

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