Monthly Archives: August 2015

NOTES FROM THE SHED 151: The perfect chip

A Filofacts to file under – RECIPES – CHIPS * The Filofacts is a Shed project in progress – a collection of survival notes designed to be printed off for our steam-powered personal organisers – and yours too if you … Continue reading

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SHEDNOTES 150: Pollution in the data streams

Every newspaper has corners which fill up by some mysterious process which almost everyone has forgotten the details of – grain and fatstock prices; pool league rankings; surf reports; church service programmes; proceedings of the Royal and Antediluvian Order of … Continue reading

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SHEDNOTES 149: How Tonga Grows Em Bigga Fasta

By emptying all jars and pockets, The Shed has bought a small stake in the Rugby World Cup in the form of tickets for Tonga v. Namibia at Exeter. The Shed’s reporting team therefore noted Daniel Schofield’s profile of the … Continue reading

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SHEDNOTES 148: A good clogging for Andy from up north

The Shed enjoyed Michael Deacon taking the mickey out of Andy Burnham’s campaign for the Labour leadership in Teleg 29.8.15. Deacon started with Burnham’s claim to be “not a Westminster politician” and riffed off that … Just who is this … Continue reading

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SHEDNOTES 147: The POTUS playlist

The Shed is currently locked in battle with a Devonshire allotment, which mainly wants to grow hedgerow, and has been neglecting the playlists strand of its blog, but has made a note to catch up on Barack Obama’s summer listening … Continue reading

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SHEDNOTES 146: Going Wild For A Swim

One of The Shed’s old hacks has offered the following for the West Dartmoor Notes section of this blog … Thirty-odd years ago, maybe 40, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents scored a few headlines one summer with … Continue reading

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SHEDNOTES 145: Labour’s losers keep on missing the point

An episode of Pointless reminded The Shed of a great Johnny Cash song, Twenty Five Minutes To Go, about a condemned man waiting on the hangman’s trap, which would make a good soundtrack for the countdown to the Labour leadership … Continue reading

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