Category Archives: Lists

Best Books of 2018

These are the best books I read in 2018. Some were published earlier than this, but were read by me in this year. Because I am blind they were all read to me, either by a friend or on audiobook, … Continue reading

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A New List

Being a man, I am an inveterate producer of lists. Here is what I constructed on my walk this morning in drizzly rain.   Things I am interested in: This list seems to get shorter as the years pass. Things … Continue reading

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Christmas Wisdom #2

“If you deliberate before you take each step, you will spend your life standing on one leg.” Risk-averse people should bear this in mind!

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You Can’t Keep a Good List Down

Put a man in a wheelchair and you will get lists, as sure as eggs is eggs. Men produce lists as a default thought pattern. If you want to talk to men, you must learn to talk lists. A list … Continue reading

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Pride in Engineering; and Engineering Pride

Photographs taken at the National Railway Museum in York. Here are artefacts from the world of railways in Britain. Here are railway engines that bear famous names: Stephenson’s Rocket, The Flying Scotsman, Mallard, King George v, Evening Star. The first, … Continue reading

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Oh No, Not Another List!

Following my recent post on heroes for the modern age, it has been pointed out that I need to give examples of the kind of heroes I might admire myself. This seems to require a list of some sort. The … Continue reading

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