Tag Archives: Mark Twain

Learning the cryptic way

By the time you are fifteen there is nothing your father can teach you. The old has-been. Mark Twain had it right when he said: “When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly … Continue reading

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What Pokemon taught me

Bear with me – the reason for this post will become clear. It’s sort of about a parenting lesson I learned that may have some resonance. The picture sort of tells you where it starts, if not where it is … Continue reading

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Does my nuclear reactor look big in this…?

We, the Textiliste and I, visit Suffolk regularly. The walks, the nature, the great food, the space to relax… mostly, if I’m honest it’s because there aren’t many chores here, not until we clean up on leaving – no gardening, … Continue reading

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