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NNW : 13 February 2016

NEWS FROM NOWHERE Lost in Some Fine Music And A Far From Common Cold I woke up this morning to find myself lost in what the Good Lady Wife has diagnosed as a common cold, but what I am reasonably sure is accute rhinovirus with sinusitis, bronchitis and gastrointestinal canine distemper (I blame Lucy for the latter). Before it struck […]

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NNW : 6 February 2016

NEWS FROM NOWHERE The Sweet Caress Of A Buffalo Chewing Puppy Dog It’s always the same with January: in like a lion of good intentions and out like a lamb of distractions. From the giddy heights of the first day of 2016, I surveyed a carefully crafted campaign of meaningful blogposts – as regimented as a Brigade of Guards and […]

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Viggormalt – Good Health My Dear

Pure beer at only one penny a pint! Who could resist it? What this 1939 advert – from a vintage copy of Picture Post – fails to tell us however is whether or not there is any trace of alcohol in the stuff. Nevertheless, I would be tempted to send of for a tin and give it a try but it looks as though the company went out of business many years ago. So at the pub tonight it looks like I will have to make do with beer brewed by a brewer. Never mind, good health my dear.

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