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One fine day at Kew

A gallery of fine photos taken one fine day at the Kew Botanical Gardens in the west of London.

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Words of Confusion

Words of (possible) confusion between English and Swedish – an article inspired by Artwiculate, the Twitter-based word game.


Disparate days in Leeds with Jonathan Kershaw

My plans for today were sidetracked by the Word for Today on Disparate. Disparate means various, utterly different, unlike. Long ago I started writing a book with the working title Disparate Days. It was a memoir of the year and a half I spent as a student in Leeds, where my housemate was Jonathan … More…

Getting ready for the carnival

Getting ready for the carnival

I just got back from London where my wife and I spent two very full weeks. This was the first photo I took while I was there. The idea of a pigeon dressing up as a parrot for the carnival tickled my fancy — and I thought of a couple of Twitter friends (tWordBird and … More…