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Real or virtual caving? What’s the difference?

A bit less than a year ago I posted about caves virtual and real. I’m going to expand a bit on this today. I worked for many years as a Linux Systems Administrator, a job which I loved and to … Continue reading

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Crime and Punishment

Donald Trump got into trouble the other for, if you read the media, suggesting that women who seek abortions should be punished if abortion was made illegal in the US. Much as I dislike the Trump and fear for the … Continue reading

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Nebulosity

Clouds are collections of water droplets suspended in the air. A cloud is formed as the water vapour in the air condenses onto particles of dust or other water droplets. The water in a cloud weighs tonnes! It’s a good … Continue reading

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It’s History

I was never any good at history. That’s probably because I couldn’t get straight in my mind who was battling who and for what reason and for how long and so on. Later I came across the concept that history … Continue reading

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Philosophy and Science

View image | gettyimages.com Philosophy can be described, not altogether accurately, as the things that science can’t address. With the modern urge to compartmentalise things, we designate some problems as philosophy and science, and conveniently ignore the fuzzy boundary between … Continue reading

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Updates and Upgrades

#155288014 / gettyimages.com I have currently got computer issues so this week’s posting has not been written.😱 I’m writing this as a placeholder until I can catch up. The subject will be, as above, “upgrades”. One of the joys of … Continue reading

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Grandad’s a Geek!!

The original geeks were sideshow performers who did disgusting things like disembowelling a chicken and eating it raw. They often had mental issues and lived in squalid conditions, maybe even cages. They might be billed as “a savage from the … Continue reading

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