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My son, in his final year at UCL and back in London after a year in Russia and Spain, came up to Dad’s to collect his motorbike (’tis the easiest and cheapest way around London). It had been in ‘the garage’ for some overdue TLC and you know how you always worry when you send […]

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Curtis Brown Discovery Day at Foyles

Of course, I’d had my place booked at Discovery Day for ages – all tickets went as soon as they were released. And, of course, I started with the lurgy a couple of days before. And an eye infection. But nothing was going to rob me of my six minutes! Foyles did a great job, […]

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Sketchbot Creation

The Science Museum in London currently hosts the Google Chrome Experiment, or Web Lab. It connects people all over the world in an enormous digital experiment. Sketchbots scan visitors and then digitally recreate their faces in sand. Can anyone recognise the creation in this video link? http://goo.gl/TLvvk There are no prizes for getting it right, […]

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Review: Lionel Asbo by Martin Amis

Title: Lionel Asbo – State of England Author: Martin Amis Publisher:Jonathan Cape Ltd ISBN-13: 978-0224096218 Blurb Lionel Asbo – a very violent but not very successful young criminal – is going about his morning duties in a London prison when he learns that he has just won GBP139,999,999.50 on the National Lottery. This is not […]

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