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Date
 Subject
13.03.08 Waylighter
08.05.08 Play The Rests (Dr Who)
06.11.08 World History - The Budget Edition
04.12.08 Seasons of Love: Winter Goodbye
18.12.08 Xmas Glurge, Please Forward
22.01.09 Pride and Pixellation, by A Lady
05.02.09 Freedom of Association
19.02.09 Some Lines from Horace
05.03.09 Imperative Territory
16.04.09 Kalima
30.04.09 The Lunch Break
28.05.09 A Woman Is Only A Woman
11.06.09 The Pack Howls for Ivan
25.06.09 Anecdotal Evidence
23.07.09 Ireland at Two Miles an Hour
17.09.09 Makeover Madness
18.10.09 A Tale of a Tail
16.11.09 A Dance in Time
23.11.09 The Day I Woke Up Sad
30.11.09 Ghost Shouter
07.12.09 The Crying of Lot 42 - With Apologies to Thomas Pynchon
14.12.09 An Attempted Murder of Crows
21.12.09 The Librarian's Tale
21.12.09 In the Bleak Midwinter Shopping Mall
18.01.10 Prayers and Wishes
25.01.10 Separating Fact from Fiction
01.02.10 The Communist Plot that Worked
08.02.10 Cabin Fever
15.02.10 Ink, Stamps and Wiggs, or: "Why we aren't British Any More"
22.02.10 Name Dropping: How to be a Foreigner
01.03.10 Virtue or Bust: A Web Test for the Thoughtfully Bored
08.03.10 No Bad Spellerz Need Apply
15.03.10 Diary of an American Robin - The Return of Spring
22.03.10 The Sacred Art of Statistics: A Decennial Reflection
29.03.10 The Abandonment of Art
05.04.10 The Gheorghenis Chez Eux
12.04.10 Pining for Fresh Air
19.04.10 Jakobsson's Ark
26.04.10 Turn on the Camcorders: We Surrender
03.05.10 The Music in our Minds
10.05.10 The Pictures in our Heads
17.05.10 Poolside Dreams of Imperialism
24.05.10 Ice Cold Killers: The Series
31.05.10 The Goth War with the Romulans - An Ongoing Conflict
07.06.10 Sunday in Acme
14.06.10 True Believers
21.06.10 Finnegan's Lunch Break
28.06.10 Contact
05.07.10 These Are the Times That Fry Men's Brains
12.07.10 Wake Me Up When the Cold War Is Over
19.07.10 You Had to Have Been There
26.07.10 Come In, It's Air-Conditioned Inside
06.09.10 Pantographers
13.09.10 Progressive Dinner
20.09.10 Autumn Commerce
27.09.10 Communists and Other Undesirables
27.09.10 Lamenting Readers and Adverbial Writers: Read this Quickly
04.10.10 Where are the Seven Thousand?
11.10.10 Tried in the Fire
18.10.10 What Roll? Whose Yonder?
25.10.10 A Domestic Tail
01.11.10 Getting the Gita
08.11.10 The Rose of Mars
15.11.10 What are you playing at?
22.11.10 The Story of Corporal Tischbein
22.11.10 Grasshopper Vertigo
29.11.10 Horace and the Profanity Filter
06.12.10 The Long Dark Cocktail Hour of the Soul
13.12.10 How to Keep your Writing Clean, Civilised, and Lawyer-free
20.12.10 The Turning of the Sun
20.12.10 Day Trip to Earth
20.12.10 How NOT to Hide your Christmas presents
10.01.11 Passing Things Around
17.01.11 Tinfoil Hats and You
24.01.11 Colours of the World
31.01.11 Walking on the Moon
07.02.11 Defending the Citadel
14.02.11 Anglo-Saxon is NOT a Race
21.02.11 A Good Day's Work
28.02.11 A Good Man Takes His Leave
07.03.11 Cerebral
14.03.11 Cooter
21.03.11 Fluffy-tailed Menace
28.03.11 The Ground Beneath Our Feet
04.04.11 Real Versus Virtual
11.04.11 Dream A Little Dream
18.04.11 Sanity
25.04.11 How Tight is your Tinfoil Hat?
09.05.11 Unwritten Contracts
16.05.11 Saucer of Jam
16.05.11 10 Things to Do When You're Left 'In Charge' at the Post
16.05.11 The h2g2 Restaurant Review - Eating In with Dmitri
23.05.11 The Chieftain's Ring: A Cautionary Tale
30.05.11 What Colour are your Spaceships?
06.06.11 h2g2 Galactic Edition
06.06.11 The h2g2 Poem: Sometimes You Just Gotta Sing the Blues
13.06.11 What to Do While Waiting for the Giant Mutant Space Goat (or h2g2 Regime Change, Whichever Comes First)
13.06.11 Politically Incorrect Horace
13.06.11 The Acrostic Poem: PedanticBarSteward
20.06.11 What to Think About when your Brain is on Hiatus
27.06.11 Anthypnia
27.06.11 What I Thought of Thor
04.07.11 Black and White
11.07.11 Saving the Best for Last Contest: Count the Tardises
18.07.11 Eccentric Fixations
18.07.11 The Post Writing Challenge: Diamonds in the Rough
25.07.11 Diamonds in the Rough - Eos
25.07.11 Mother Tongue
01.08.11 Sunny Sides Up
01.08.11 How to Fill Up Those Useless Leisure Hours
08.08.11 Horace and the Solitary Esophagus
15.08.11 Language Salad
22.08.11 Old Time Religion
29.08.11 Open Season on Silly
05.09.11At Home in the Universe
12.09.11Dutch Actor with Shotgun, or, What Are They Drinking in Nova Scotia?
19.09.11Is This the Sort of Thing You Lifeforms Enjoy Doing?
26.09.11Amateurs No More
03.10.11Why John Hates Mondays
17.10.11Lettres de Cachet
17.10.11The Threads That Never Were (from h2g2's 'Lost Time')
24.10.11Past Life h2g2-gression: A Play in One Cyberact
31.10.11On a Clear Day You Can See Bridey, or, How Were Things in Glocca Morra?
14.11.11Finding McLemoresville
21.11.11How to Speak Globish
28.11.11Totally Random Thoughts in No Particular Order
05.12.11Syncretism
05.12.11The Twelve Years of the h2g2 Post
12.12.11Cheese It the Language Cops
19.12.11A Gift For My Father
09.01.12Improving Our SEO - A Top-Ten List
23.01.12Sonnet on Subliminal Sublimity
23.01.12Implicit Associations
30.01.12Random Thoughts (Again)
06.02.12The End of the Rainbow, and How Alice Got There
06.02.12How Active is Our listening?
13.02.12African-American History Month: A Reading List
05.03.12I Can Help You Communicate Better
09.04.12Unfinished Journey – Ticket C2144
23.04.12Jonathan Frid, Reluctant Vampire
21.05.12How Dark Are the Shadows?
11.06.12Utility and the Muse
18.06.12Drive-Ins: Drama under the Stars
15.10.12The Search for Houdini's Speedo
29.10.12A Little Lytton Goes a Long Way
26.11.12Wrapping Presents Behind the Bed (A Christmas Memory)
07.01.13Prince Henry's Beast Book
14.01.13Being Practical
21.01.13Thoughts Are Free
04.02.13The Sense of Childhood
11.02.13The Urban Myth of Meteorites
11.02.13More Hats Than You Know What to Do With: A Poem
25.02.13The Purloined Universe
08.04.131983: The Greatest Travel Year
15.04.13Hitchhiking Through the Guide: A board Game
13.05.13Jason Statham and the Gesamtkunstwerk
03.06.13Memorial Day
01.07.13On the Difference Between Poetry and Brain Chemistry
15.07.13Gardens I Have Known
05.08.13Improving Your English with MacArthur Park
26.08.13Where Have I Heard That Song Before
16.09.13Senior Day
21.10.13No weather for lederhosen
05.01.14Gender and Photography 101
27.01.14My First Meeting with Krishna
03.02.14Steampunk Science Theatre
09.06.14Olympic Dreams with Dracula
18.08.14August Create: Retreat
02.02.15Grimms' Fairytales for Grownups: Mary's Child
09.02.15 Fairytales for Grownups: The Old Woman and Her Pig
16.02.15Grimms' Fairytales for Grownups: Black Forest Sex Report
30.03.15 Rain Damage
11.05.15The Triffids…er, Dandelions
13.07.15A Report on the Latest Nastynesse in North America, by Ye Post Correspondente for Warre
24.08.15Not the Phyto-Philes: Corn
31.08.15Farm and Livestock Report, US Division
04.01.16The h2g2 January Motivational Speakers' Forum, Part I
04.01.16The h2g2 January Motivational Speakers' Forum, Part II
29.02.16The Ninja Cinema Review: Five Stories, One Theme
14.03.16Markov h2g2 Post Editorial
14.03.16Punxsutawney Pilgrimage
21.03.16The Jew Store, by Stella Suberman
04.04.16The Great Easter Egg Shoot-Out
04.04.16An Open Letter to Spammers
18.04.16Ninja Film Review: The Return of Windex and the Bundt Cake
25.04.16Move Over, Rolls Royce: We're Going to Brookville
02.05.16Ninja Film Review: Chuck Norris vs. Communism
16.05.16The Looming Disaster: Or, how I learned to make Round Things
06.06.16How to Make a High-Tech Pompom
13.06.16Ninja Film Review: Reds
13.06.16Don't godot there
27.06.16Mind Reading 101: Relative Deprivation
27.06.16Coaster-ing Your Way to Loom Knitting Expertise
11.07.16Knit, Knit, Knit
18.07.16Ninja Film Review: Wet
08.08.16Purls of Wisdom
15.08.16Maintenance Discussions on Ursa Minor Beta
15.08.16Over the Border to Ohio, and What Dmitri Bought There
03.10.16How to Make a Slipper (or Two)
24.10.16The Ninja Cinema Review: Season of the VVitch
12.12.16Inquiring Minds Want to Know
19.12.16Ideoversification
02.01.17Lab on the Run
09.01.17Wars and Their Leftover Discontents
23.01.17Ninja Film Review: Smaug at Bosworth Field
30.01.17Ninja Film Review: No, No...Not the 'Blue Danube'...
13.02.17Moment for Peace: Somebody's Darling
06.03.17Book Review: Better Angels
27.03.17Not the Colours of Wildlife: Canis familiaris
01.05.17Ninja Film Review: The Return of Tom Servo
08.05.17Ninja Film Review: Ghosts at Home
12.06.17Where Baby Walnuts Come From
19.06.17All Mine to Feed
26.06.17The Peony
03.07.17Lilies of the Field
03.07.17Ninja Film Review: Putting Ourselves in the (Historical) Picture
24.07.17Consider the Lilies III
24.07.17Handbags for Small Divas
31.07.17Farewell, My Lovely Umbrella
31.07.17Consider the Lilies and Georgia O'Keeffe
07.08.17Consider the Lilies IV
14.08.17The Lily That Ate the Yard
21.08.17Ford Prefect's 42 Favourite Facts About Earth: Part I, Life
21.08.17Ninja Film Review: Tovarasul Militian/Comrade Detective
28.08.17Ford Prefect's 42 Favourite Facts About Earth: Part II, The Universe
04.09.17Cat Avant-Garde
11.09.17Total Tweet War
18.09.17The Grumpy Editor's Enemies (and Friends) List
23.10.17Chrome, Sunshine, and (Possible) Idolatry
30.10.17UFO Weather
13.11.1722.11.63
27.11.17Ninja Film Review: Trains, Tragedy, and the Perfect Belgian Moustache
27.11.17Maybe It's a Sign: Push-Button or Crank?
18.12.17Holiday Awkwardness
25.12.17The Man from Delaware Gets Lost in Sussex
01.01.18Why They Left Home
08.01.18Lolita, the Online Mermaid
08.01.18Droning On
08.01.18Georgia Winter
08.01.18Field of Dreams
15.01.18Message in a Klein Bottle
15.01.18The Tractor Trophy
22.01.18The Empty Road
29.01.18When Icicles Hang By the Wall
29.01.18Preparing to Meet the Groundhog
05.02.18On the Subject of Wretched Refuse
05.02.18Video of the Week: The Fool in Orbit
05.02.18Snow Rollers: When Nature Gets Ready for a Snowball Fight
12.02.18Stark Beauty
19.02.18Boring as the Weather Report
19.02.18Ninja Film Review: Caffeinated Boogie Nights
26.02.18Video of the Week: I'll Fly Away
05.03.18Guest Photograph: The Seeing Eye
05.03.18Video of the Week: Oumuamua
12.03.18Weird Quote of the Week: Baptists in Texas
12.03.18Video of the Week: Air on a Flapper G-String
12.03.189 Out of 10 Mermaids Hate Sunlight Soap
19.03.18Video of the Week: Mars Odd-ysssey
19.03.18Winter Reprise
19.03.18What to Watch on Youtube
26.03.18Video: Spaced-Out Debussy
02.04.18Video: Moon River
02.04.18Danny's Day
09.04.18Op/Ed: Sex, Gender, Respect, and Linguistics
09.04.18History Video: For What It's Worth
09.04.18Easter Ballistics Update
16.04.18Video: Delilah Meets Carmen
23.04.18History Video: Piano Man
23.04.18Cat-tu Barada Nikto
23.04.18Shakespeare Video: Romeo and Juliet
30.04.18Line of Demarcation
30.04.18Video: Fire, Rain, and Contrary Cows
07.05.18Not the Colours of Wildlife: Eastern Cottontail
07.05.18Video: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
14.05.18Spring, Finally
14.05.18Video: Tune It Again, Sam
21.05.18A Modest Proposal
21.05.18Video: The Deep and Timeless Sea of Space
28.05.18Beware the Bear
28.05.18Video: Lucy in the Skies
04.06.18Meet Pierogi the Kitten
04.06.18Giant Eggs!
04.06.18Video: Send in the Clowns
11.06.18Call the Cute Police
11.06.18Video Thriller: The Lone Gun-Ducks
18.06.18Dead Presidents Walking
18.06.18Video: Much More Fun Than Watching Paint Dry
25.06.18The Planet of Happy Childhoods
25.06.18Op/Ed: Don't Be a Golgafrinchan!
25.06.18Video: Queue Etiquette
25.06.18Innocent Looks
25.06.18Video: Queue Etiquette
02.07.18Having a Cuddle
02.07.18Video: TJ Reviews TV
09.07.18Ninja Film Review: Cargo
09.07.18Video: Where Dogs Drool and Cats Rule
09.07.18Naptime
16.07.18Up and Down and Around the Town
16.07.18Obligatory Cat Photo: Sweet
16.07.18Video Meditation: The Sun is Cool
23.07.18Long Exposure (poem)
23.07.18Video: Paws of Fury
30.07.18It's a Sign (Lawyer Joke)
30.07.18Video: Paws of Fury II
06.08.18Summer Farm News
06.08.18Video: I've Been in the Storm So Long
06.08.18Groundhog Sighting
13.08.18Video: Rush Hour at the Bird Feeder
13.08.18Consider the Lilies: 2018 Edition
13.08.18Biological Guessing
13.08.18Even the Brave Get the Willies, Sometimes
20.08.18Video: Little Bird, Little Bird
20.08.18There Is No Such Thing as a Useless Fact
27.08.18Video: Earth Perspectives
03.09.18Video: Eastern European Jewish Communities
03.09.18Another Tiny Toad
03.09.18The Case of the Elderly Tractor
03.09.18The Civil Servant and the Vegetarian Vampire, Part I
03.09.18It's a Sign: Watch the Language
10.09.18Video: Pyromania!
10.09.18Presentation is Everything
10.09.18Fair, Warmer, with Early Morning Soap Bubbles
10.09.18The Civil Servant and the Vegetarian Vampire, Part II
10.09.18The Day the Dog Came to Church
17.09.18Video: TJ Theatre
17.09.18The Civil Servant and the Vegetarian Vampire, Part III (Conclusion)
17.09.18Yes, TJ, There Is a Bug on the Ceiling
24.09.18Video: Piano in Hyperspace
24.09.18Diary of an Itinerant Musician: Labo(u)r Day
01.10.18Video: Electric Dreams
01.10.18Adventures in Retailing
08.10.18Video: Dancing Fingers
15.10.18Video: Adventures of Chippy and Tami
15.10.18Farm-Fresh Eggs
22.10.18Video: Report from a Small Planet
29.10.18Video: Felix the Cat Monkeys with Magic
05.11.18Video: At the Antique Tractor Show
12.11.18Video: A Sense of Balance
12.11.18Mad Scientist Alert
12.11.18Sitting on a Pumpkin
12.11.18Fun with Music
12.11.18The Evolution of Idea Sharing
19.11.18Video: Piano Makes Waves
19.11.18Video: Down to the River to Pray
19.11.18Poem: Sorbet Dreams
26.11.18Video: Piano Rising
26.11.18Hawk-Eye
03.12.18Video: Enter the Magi
10.12.18Video: Es ist ein' Ros' entsprungen
10.12.18Video: Stalking the Wild Cursor
17.12.18Video: Mrs Hoggett's Piano Practice
17.12.18Video: The Cherry Tree Carol
17.12.18Video: In the Bleak Midwinter
17.12.18And the Moon...
24.12.18Video: The Little Box
24.12.18Video: Hark!
31.12.18Video: Hear the Bells
31.12.18Video: Personent Hodie
07.01.19Video Remote Report: The Invasion of the Piano Players
07.01.19Video: Greensleeves
07.01.19h2g2 Rant: Xenoglossophobia and Public Rudeness
07.01.19Perks of the Edited Guide: Recipe Testing
14.01.19Video: Ecclesiastical Electronics
14.01.19Outside
21.01.19Video: My Blackbirds Are Bluebirds Now
21.01.19Jail with Arrow Slits
28.01.19Video: Cats Fail to Appreciate 'Trees"
28.01.19Play One for the Gipper
04.02.19Video: A Winter's Day
04.02.19Jazz Babies Concert #3: Muddy Water
04.02.19Bird Roost with Steam Heat
04.02.19Of Light, Dark, and Other Things
04.02.19It's a Sign: Uniformity Is Out of Fashion
11.02.19How I Travel (I)
11.02.19Video: Earth Barcarolle
11.02.19Happy Valentine's Day
11.02.19Home Decorating
11.02.19Barking at the Car Wash
11.02.19It's a Sign: Broken Ribs? No Problem!
18.02.19Pop Quiz: Guess the Building
18.02.19Pop Quiz: Guess the Building – Answer
18.02.19Video: Snow Day, Russian Style
18.02.19Video: Suzie Q Ferguson, Song Pusher
18.02.19It's a Sign: Judicious Door Use
25.02.19Video: When Schubert Meets the Shuberts
25.02.19Video: Kafka Fights City Hall
25.02.19A Matter of Perspective
25.02.19It's a Sign: The Words of the Prophets Had Better Not Be Written on These Walls
04.03.19Video: Christina's Cantilena
04.03.19Video: Loose Lips Sink Cakes
11.03.19Video: Not Like Paint Drying
11.03.19Video: From the Archive
11.03.19What3words (Poem)
11.03.19Artisanal
11.03.19Detective Work
18.03.19Video: Concerto for Piano and Wildlife
18.03.19Obligatory Early Kittens
18.03.19In Praise of Complexity
25.03.19Video: Pastorale
01.04.19Video: Chippy the Chipmunk Wakes Up
01.04.19Invitation to a Slide
08.04.19Video: Cantilena
15.04.19Video: Competitive Grooming
22.04.19Video: Baroque Laser Play
22.04.19Obligatory Kitten: Domestic Discovery
29.04.19Video: Beth-El
29.04.19Tiny Arrival
06.05.19Video: Rites of Spring
13.05.19Video: Blooming
13.05.19The Road Ahead
20.05.19Music Video: Ask a Glass of Water
20.05.19Video: Rainy Day Drive
20.05.19Willow Weep for Me
27.05.19Video: Our Eyes Are on the Sparrows
27.05.19Let Sleeping Cats Lie
03.06.19Black-and-White: Dog Watching Parade
03.06.19Video: Bumblebee Heaven
10.06.19Black-and-White: Time in the Twilight Zone
10.06.19Video: Lilac and Rhododendron Conspiracy
17.06.19Black-and-White: Fuzzy
17.06.19Video: Simple Gifts of Earth
17.06.19It's a Sign: Sales Pressure
24.06.19Black-and-White: Wheels
24.06.19Video: Window Dressing
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