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NOTES FROM THE SHED – IN HORRABRIDGE

The Shed has lately been mainly preoccupied with The Horrabridge Times: http://www.horrabridgetimes.net   This is our first editorial column for it …     No Peace For The Wicked The Shed notes, with a sigh, that the miracles of modern … Continue reading

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B2 or not b2 …

The Shed’s hi-fi correspondent recently posted something along the following lines on the Amazon Brennan users’ site, which is occasionally active but doesn’t have much so far on the Brennan B2. The old Brennan JB7, a jukebox for Cds, sold … Continue reading

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A FILOFACTS PAGE ON ROOFS

The Shed continues to do a bit of filing …

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A FILOFACTS OF YOUTUBE TIPS

The Shed’s attempt to make something useful out of a pile of old cuttings continues …

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PINTERESTING ON PLASTER

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OF POSSIBLE PINTEREST

The Shed likes the Pinterest noticeboard but thinks the original idea must surely have been that everything fitted on one photo, rather than being a front page for several more? We’re working on the idea but meanwhile maybe it’s a … Continue reading

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NOTES FROM THE SHED – ON PRINCETOWN WHISKY AND OTHER STUFF

  * The Shed likes the distillery proposal for Princetown and would like to see much more re-industrialisation of Dartmoor. In view of the large amounts of money already being spent on low-carbon technology, we wonder whether it wouldn’t make … Continue reading

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NOTES FROM THE SHED – ON NOT CATCHING FISH

  also published at http://www.horrabridge.org.uk as part of a series on Talking Walkham – a tributary of the Tavy in West Devon. Here in The Shed, one of our projects is to turn 50 years’ worth of fishing junk into … Continue reading

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FRANK’S STORY: ONE FOR REMEMBRANCE DAY

Frank Greep, born in the village and known to generations of it, will be presented with the medal of a knight of the Legion d’Honneur, France’s highest roll of honour, for his part in the liberation of their country towards the end of World War 2.
The award is part of a review of history which belatedly recognises the courage of all those British working men who left their homes and won the war by staying calm and reliable through attack, accident and monotony, day after day, month after month, in the crucial battle for control of the English Channel in 1944. Continue reading

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ON STRING THEORY, HEDGING AND OTHER SHED CONCERNS

ZEN AND THE ART OF STRING Here in The Shed, we have learnt to look on the job of handling fishing line as a sort of yogic workout – a test of dexterity and patience with lessons in it about … Continue reading

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