miscellany

10 april 2018


SO HOW DID WE GET TO HERE ?

LIKE

THESE

WISH I’D WRITTEN THESE

CONTACT

school photos

WRITTEN

THESE

BUT

SERIOUSLY -

ARTICLES

etc.

           All original writing

           2014, 2015, 2016, 2017,            2018        Ian McLauchlin

AND THESE

ARTICLES etc.


DAILY FAIL

Examples of post-truth prejudice-feeding


GRIFF RHYS-JONES AT EXETER CORN EXCHANGE

Mountains, Rivers, Gap years and Kendal Mint Cake


SUBMISSIONS TO “THE ROCHDALE HERALD”

Man bites dog etc.


DREDGING EXMOUTH MARINA

MV Mannin arrives, dredges a bit then has second thoughts


METZ AND GÉRARDMER

A trip to the South of France turned into many to the North East of France


ED BYRNE AT THE PAVILION

The 63rd night of a 104 night tour


DEEPEST GLOUCESTERSHIRE

With cars, soap powder, police and graves


A 20,000 MILE DAY OUT

Had to take the car in. Turned out interesting again.


THERESA’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND

Keep up with Her Accidency Little Treason May (who rose without trace) as she follows the White Rabbit down a hole and meets some very strange people indeed, almost as strange as those in her real world. (Topical in 2017 . . .)


ALICE ROBERTS

Off with the trousers, on with the poncho


JOLLY BOATING WEATHER

On the water,  out of the water, in the water


STORMS, STEEL AND WOOD

Wooden joints and engineering


SCHOOL part 1

Strange what you don’t forget.


SCHOOL part 2

Strange what more you don’t forget.


UNIVERSITY part 1

Haven’t forgotten this.


UNIVERSITY part 2

Nor this.


WORKED FOR ME

Some memories of work while I can still remember.


XMAS QUIZ 2017

A bit of fun at Xmas


XMAS 2017 ADVENT CALENDAR


THE INTERNET AND SCIENCE

Something old, something new, something wrong, some credit due.


THE LAKE DISTRICT

Water water everywhere.


VARIOUS EMAILS

Things happen. Sometimes I write about them.


THE CITROEN 2CV

Adventures with ‘Lemon Fizz’.


TOUCH-UP PAINT

An every day story of car paint colours.


THE NEEDLE AND STEEL TEMPERING

People often mention tempering but have no idea what it means.


SLOVENIA

A gentle stroll across fields of wild flowers and a declaration of war.


SITTING UP AND BEGGING

My first car - a 1954 Ford Popular.


FUNERAL

You have to laugh . . .


THE KEY TO A GOOD STORY

Can’t find the key? What to do next if you don’t value your sanity.


ALDERNEY

A band, a car, an African tragedy.


AL MURRAY

Theatre was locked and abandoned. Had I gone on the wrong night?



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