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A couple of examples from a recent exercise in billboard irony:

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Flooding on the Somerset Levels around Muchelney

Flooding on the Somerset Levels around Muchelney

Just over a year ago I blogged about the floods on the Somerset Levels around Muchelneyfollowing a visit to the village in connection with a project. This year the floods have been worse than ever with many houses, farms and businesses affected since December. People have been forced to abandon their homes to the rising waters and take refuge in temporary accommodation; lives and livelihoods have…

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Olive trees in GreeceA short photo essay on olive tree trunks photographed in one place in the Peloponnese. I have no…View Post

Olive trees in Greece

A short photo essay on olive tree trunks photographed in one place in the Peloponnese. I have no…

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Visiting Ancient Aptera in CreteThe site of Ancient Aptera is in western Crete, not far from Khania, high up on a plateau with…View Post

Visiting Ancient Aptera in Crete

The site of Ancient Aptera is in western Crete, not far from Khania, high up on a plateau with…

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Our friend Vasily moves into self-employmentIn two earlier posts I talked about how we came to know a young Belarusian man (Our friend Vasily –…View Post

Our friend Vasily moves into self-employment

In two earlier posts I talked about how we came to know a young Belarusian man (Our friend Vasily –…

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Moochie’s day as a Class helper
Our friend Vasily - adventures of a Belarusian beekeeper in EnglandIn an earlier post (Our friend Vasily – early contacts) I wrote about how we got to know a very…View Post

Our friend Vasily - adventures of a Belarusian beekeeper in England

In an earlier post (Our friend Vasily – early contacts) I wrote about how we got to know a very…

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Review of 2013 posts

Looking at my WordPress stats for last year, I was surprised to find that 4 out of my top 5 most visited posts were actually written in 2012. Perhaps my writing is getting worse!

My posts on Byzantium and Istanbul are still popular, but I am really…

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8 lessons I learned from Comrade Stalin about corporate lifeComrade Stalin
As a student of Russian history, I have from time to time been struck by some of the…View Post

8 lessons I learned from Comrade Stalin about corporate life

Comrade Stalin

As a student of Russian history, I have from time to time been struck by some of the…

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Travelling hopefully

I realise that it’s been two years now since I started this blog. I started it when I was made redundant when the company I worked for decided to rationalise its offices and closed the one I worked in. So as good a time as any to look back on two years of…

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