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NOTES FROM THE SHED: SOME OPINIONS AND SOME FACTS

The Shed’s readership normally comprises a dozen in-laws, cousins, nephews and nieces, a kindly Kenyan who can advise us on how to get rich quick when we need to, and the odd drunken Googler … However, every now and then … Continue reading

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SHEDNOTES 143: A handy list of apps

The Shed’s 11 practical picks from 40 Best Free Apps as chosen by Computeractive magazine July 8-21, 2015 ConvertPad Android version only so far at: http://www.snipca.com/17017 Convert between inches, centimetres, UK and US shoe sizes, 160 currencies and more. Office … Continue reading

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SHEDNOTES 142: Some YouTube recommendations

The Shed enjoyed a thriller set in the Australian outback, Diamond Dove, by Adrian Hyland, starring a heroine called Emily Tempest who endeared herself by namechecking Ry Cooder, Robert Earl Keen and the Aussie folkie Slim Dusty, composer of Pub … Continue reading

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SHEDNOTES 141: An ancestor of Inside Out?

A lightbulb lit up over The Shed when reviews started coming in of the new Pixar film, Inside Out, starring animations of the emotions fighting for supremacy in a teenage girl’s head. What was it we were reminded of? The … Continue reading

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SHEDNOTES 138: On poachers, peal and growing your own salmon

The Shed has opened a blog line called TALKING WALKHAM, about its local river, and is posting the first one here  … Between 1724 and 1727, the author of Robinson Crusoe, Daniel Defoe, published three volumes of essays called A … Continue reading

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