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Phil Claydon

Munich to Salzburg

Long long ago it was possible to travel almost anywhere in the world and there was a whole industry called tourism dedicated to it. As

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Deaks

Love Island

At last a positive comes from this wretched Corvid-19, they have cancelled the next series of Love Island.  I’ve not watched a single episode of

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Cheese
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MOTCO - Man on the Clapham Omnibus

Why?

Why is grated cheese exciting? I love cheese but there is a childlike excitement in having grated cheese.Just saying. Photo by Sigmund on Unsplash

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Mystery Silver Surfer

Today May 8 2020

It’s sobering at this time of crisis to remember the losses incurred during World War II as we prepare to celebrate the 75th anniversary of

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Deaks

Day 44 of Lockdown

Ok call  me Joe Tiger King.  I have a serious amount of body hair, I’m a short back and sides kinda guy normally.  Us Deakin’s do have very

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pasta
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Worlds Pantry

A Kitchen in Lockdown

Never before have our kitchen store cupboards been so organised, as thousands of us have used our ‘lockdown’ time productively to have a good clear

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Mystery Silver Surfer

VE Day – A Forgotten Ally

Following the invasion of Poland by the German Armed Forces on 1st September 1939 the partially mobilized Polish Army initially resisted the invasion but over the

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Ann Kirkby

My foodie fix

I don’t know about you, but with so much extra time on my hands my mind is fixated rather on planning my next meal, in

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Phil Claydon

Meter of Life

Perhaps it’s another unsurprising consequence of the unsettling situation we find ourselves in but I seem to have become ever so slightly acquainted with a

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Pandemic Changes
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Mystery Silver Surfer

Pandemic Changes

We are living in extraordinary times – truly. I know this is a phrase that’s being used far too often but pandemics bring out the

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Billy Hinken

TikTok

Has anyone else out there fallen into the wormhole that is TikTok during lockdown? The social media app hosts short video clips from its users

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Melly-Moo Bailey

Our Lockdown in Summary

Lockdown in our house attempting to “crisis school” and occupy 3 kids under 7 whilst also trying to work from home, has been nothing short

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Deaks

The Magnificent NHS

I’ve spent more time than I would’ve liked at Broomfield Hospital of late.  Firstly my mum had a fall and broke her pelvis for a

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