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The performance will continue after a brief intermission...

Not Exactly Rocket ScienceBy Ed YongFebruary 2, 2012 1:00 AM


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I'm going to be travelling for 2.5 weeks for some much-needed rest and recuperation. There are a few posts scheduled for the next few days and then I'm reposting some of my favourites from last year for a bit. If you're hankering for your Not Exactly Rocket Science fix, now is as good a time as any to lose yourself in my archives.

A note about comments: as previously stated, the blog operates on a once-only moderation system. Your first comment needs moderation; if you have a previously approved comment, you're fine. Expect delays in the approval conveyor while I'm away. E (Pic by Norbert Nagel


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