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My two weeks enforced rest finally came to an end and once more I returned to the fold and joined my fellow runners. But it seems a lot has changed in a few weeks.
On one of my regular routes the usual smattering of dog walkers and cyclists were clearly outnumbered by runners. Where normally there [...]
The oceans are filled with sound – from marine life, ships and even raindrops hitting the surface. Until recently, this noise was mostly seen as being a nuisance or a danger to ocean-dwelling creatures. But a study has found an important benefit to that noise – using it to study the physics of the ocean, [...]
The slow-burning Danish crime series has been steadily gaining viewers since it appeared on Saturday evenings on BBC4. But what is it that makes it so compelling?
1. It’s better than Wallander
We’re used now to Scandinavia being the source of all things grim and criminal, so the arrival of a new Danish detective thriller might [...]
Watching Saif Gaddafi speak on Sunday evening, it was difficult to take him seriously. As a friend sitting next to me so aptly summed up, “sometimes, you just have to accept that you’re not the public speaker in the family.”
February’s British Beer Video Blog was filmed at the Brewing Industry International Awards, held in the historic home of British brewing, Burton Upon Trent.
If the Treasury has an objection, it should make it clear. Otherwise, we have to conclude that the Government is satisfied that Barclays has lived up to its side of the bargain.
Not far to go now – Cape Horn is in sight. Three days perhaps and then that fearsome Cape will be spoken of in the past tense – with a merry smile or trembling recollection – I don’t know which yet.
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