Tag Archives: Tim Minchin

Sitting on the fence

I’m not good at making decisions. I have to think around every possible connotation – and even then, I’ll know I don’t know everything. My parents taught me not to take things at face value, to see other possibilities. And … Continue reading

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About Dying

I struggled to find an appropriate title for this blog post. I’d like to discuss dying. If that might upset you, please don’t read on. Newspapers report statistics in strange ways – such and such reduces mortality, they’ll say. What … Continue reading

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The inimitable Tim Minchin and some Shapely Sheep

Just had to buy this for my husband, it made me laugh so much when it turned up at work last week. In memory of Dolly, RIP. (Dolly sheep was cloned from a ewe’s mammary cell and was consequently named … Continue reading

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