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Winter light (50 words)

Boxing Day, known as Là an Dreathain (Day of the Wrens) in Gaelic. Today, walking in the woods, I saw no wrens but other small birds hopped through branches lit by the low, orange tinted, winter sun. I savoured that warmth of colour, somewhat lacking in heat though it was.

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Self improvement through telly

I found this list on lifehack.org today. In the main, I think it is an excellent list and I already do almost everything on there. However, I very much disagree with number 7: "Stop watching TV". Obviously you shouldn't watch shit tv. That's fair enough. Don't watch trashy, mind-numbing, negative crap. That'll rot your brain for sure. But,… Continue reading Self improvement through telly

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Books read in 2015 – no.s 10, 11, 13-16 – Greek and Roman mythology

Earlier this year I completed a MOOC (an online course) in Greek and Roman mythology. I cannot recommend this course highly enough. It was well presented and entertaining as well as informative. The course followed a weekly structure of reading, video lectures and assessment. (I scored really well - which was a delicious boost to start… Continue reading Books read in 2015 – no.s 10, 11, 13-16 – Greek and Roman mythology

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#happygeek

  I got 19/20 in my final mythology quiz! I have to wait until tomorrow to see how my last essay did (!!!) but other than that, the 10 week course on Greek and Roman mythology is finished. I've enjoyed this course so much, read some amazing stuff and learned loads. I REALLY enjoyed it so I immediately… Continue reading #happygeek