miscellany

7 dec 2017


SO HOW DID WE GET TO HERE ?

LIKE

THESE

WISH I’D WRITTEN THESE

CONTACT

school photos

WRITTEN

THESE

BUT

SERIOUSLY -

ARTICLES

           All original writing

           2014, 2015, 2016, 2017            Ian McLauchlin

AND THESE

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.


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.


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 . . .)


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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