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    Posted By Alastair Otter

    I still love this band: December by The Waterboys
    (Source: http://www.youtube.com/)

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    Uphill battle

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    Uphill battle

    Posted By Alastair Otter

    There is a hill at the bottom of my road. It’s not that long but is steep and I hate it because almost every run I do ends with a hard slog up that damn hill. So this morning I got up and ran it

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    A bowl of chillies from the garden. 

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    Still going strong

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    Still going strong

    Posted By Alastair Otter

    It’s now been around eight months since I last updated Tectonic. Just checked the traffic stats for the month so far. 7,800+ pageviews over the past 23 days. 

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    Posted By Alastair Otter

    Morning and time for an Easter Friday run.

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    “The road to hell is paved with adverbs”

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    “The road to hell is paved with adverbs”

    Posted By Alastair Otter

    This is one of my favourite writing quotes. It was one of Stephen King’s most memorable quotes from his fantastic how-to writing book: On Writing.

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    I’m going to have to stop reading the Times at this rate

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    I’m going to have to stop reading the Times at this rate

    Posted By Alastair Otter

    I’ve only read two stories on the Times Live website this morning and one had an error in the headline and the other is both doubtful and has a completely unrelated picture and caption. So much for producing quality online media.
    The first story is

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    Posted By Alastair Otter

    Brakes? Really? We knew Zuma was stalling on this issue but …

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    Posted By Alastair Otter

    Various desktop goodies. The hot chocolate to stave off creeping chill. The Union Jack Mini USB drive courtesy of wife’s boss who thought it appropriate to bribe her. I relieved her of it, and any feeling of obligation she had towards him. 

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    A new channel for bleeding-edge Alastair news

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    A new channel for bleeding-edge Alastair news

    Posted By Alastair Otter

    I set up my first tumblr account today. I also wrote an article about Firefox Aurora today. 
    Which got me thinking. I already have Facebook, Media Hack, Media Hack on Facebook and Twitter, so why Tumblr? 
    Using a crude variation of the Mozilla classification:

    Tumblr is

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