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Problem-solving: Brendan Francis

The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it. Brendan Francis (unfortunately cannot be further identified) The illustration is copyright: alphaspirit via Shutterstock Advertisements

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Here Be Dragons

When we were children, my father used to tell my sister and me the adventures of a boy called Roderick. We thought he made them up, but I later discovered they were mostly Greek and Roman myths retold. They usually … Continue reading

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How to Treat a Stinging Nettle

Tender-hearted, stroke a nettle And it stings you for your pains. Grasp it like a man of mettle And it soft as silk remains. Aaron Hill (not the baseball player, but further details not known) [The poem is intended metaphorically, … Continue reading

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