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Tree Thieves of Wapping

Gentle readers, I have some grave news.  Our beloved former Christmas tree, Twiglet Piny Tim McNeedles, has been tree-napped. When I last wrote about Piny Tim, our friends Paul (of Pootling Around fame) and Hannah had agreed to take him in and give him space in their garden.  We packed him up and deposited him … Continue reading

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Tree Thieves of Wapping

Gentle readers, I have some grave news.  Our beloved former Christmas tree, Twiglet Piny Tim McNeedles, has been tree-napped. When I last wrote about Piny Tim, our friends Paul (of Pootling Around fame) and Hannah had agreed to take him in and give him space in their garden.  We packed him up and deposited him … Continue reading

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MOOC Overload (Or, The Day The Code Came)

I may have overdone it slightly. I signed up for three MOOCs all running concurrently. Two of these are computer science/programming courses and one is a business school/social sciences course on organizational analysis, just for a bit of variety. I’ve already told you about my adventures with CS50, Harvard University’s well-known introduction to computer science … Continue reading

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MOOC Overload (Or, The Day The Code Came)

I may have overdone it slightly. I signed up for three MOOCs all running concurrently. Two of these are computer science/programming courses and one is a business school/social sciences course on organizational analysis, just for a bit of variety. I’ve already told you about my adventures with CS50, Harvard University’s well-known introduction to computer science … Continue reading