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The Friday Fishwrap Celebrates Summer!

Best Wishes, Dear George: The BBC Trust has chosen George Entwistle as it’s new Director General. To thatwe say Huzzah! Despite the many and varied challenges he will be facing, the Friday Fishwrap thinks this is a brilliant move on the … Continue reading

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Monday Musings: And Another Thing

The Gods We Pray To? Writers tend to invoke a variety of deities, and not just “the one, all seeing, almighty” during the course of a writing day. We pray for Wisdom, to know what to write that will get … Continue reading

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The Friday Fishwrap: Fails The Turing Test

Touring Turing Take a spin around the World Wide Web today and tomorrow and you’ll see many different posts about the amazing yet far too short life of Alan Mathison Turing. The Alan Turing Year: 2012 marks the celebration of the life … Continue reading

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The Friday Fishwrap Goes For A Song

‎“Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.” ~Victor Hugo Writing may be a solitary endeavour, but rarely is it a silent one, not even when you’re sitting in a great library. … Continue reading

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The Friday Fishwrap Goes Social

There’s been a lot of talk lately about where the partition lies between personal and professional communication.  Social Media has blurred the lines, and for better or worse, Facebook has become the testing ground. A union representing employees at a New York … Continue reading

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The Friday Fishwrap Goes On A Journey

The most beautiful, imaginative … and yes, non-violent game I’ve ever played… one that will leave you in quiet contemplation and tears of joy. It’s Called Journey, and it comes from That Game Company (TGC). I won’t waste time explaining … Continue reading

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Monday’s Musings: Books and Magic

Yes… it’s Tuesday. I somehow managed to get here a day late, but there’s a lot to cover so I beg your forbearance of my tardiness and hope what follows makes up for it. Signs Of The Times: This sign … Continue reading

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