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Hi, I’m Adrian, a web developer and blacksmith and this is my blog.

My goal is to remain furiously curious about the world we live in, whether that’s science, art, stories, music or (my side hustle) blacksmithing.

Please dip in and feel free to leave a comment on any of my posts.  I hope you find it an interesting – maybe even fascinating – rabbit hole worth diving down for five minutes.

 

About me

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Writing

Random thoughts and occasional hyperbole

The Curator

A collection of stuff I find interesting

Latest from the blog …

The Insufferable Persistence of St Bagnes the Bilious

The Insufferable Persistence of St Bagnes the Bilious

Yesterday was a day of toweringly high hopes and immense disappointment. I had an appointment at the hospital for them to check out the workings of my gallbladder and see whether my percutaneous cholecystostomy (a.k.a. gallbladder drain, a.k.a. St Bagnes the Bilious)...

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The Trials and Tribulations of St Bagnes the Bilious

The Trials and Tribulations of St Bagnes the Bilious

I have now been back home for four weeks and am slowly recovering from my run-in with the little lumps of ickyness that my body has decided to keep in its internal pocketses. ("Nasssty little gallbladders! We hates it! We hates it forever!!") For the first couple of...

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Well, that was an adventure…

Well, that was an adventure…

In many ways, I have led a blessed or charmed life. I've never had to be transported in an ambulance, never been hospitalised (apart from once for a scheduled tonsillectomy when I was about six) and have never had any major medical problems that needed urgent or...

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I’ve got a problem with me knob…

I’ve got a problem with me knob…

I have a friend called Colin. Colin is a great bloke. Towards the end of last year, he came to me with a bit of a problem. It turns out he was having bother with his knob. No, hang on, that doesn't sound right. OK, he was having trouble with his rusty ring. No, no,...

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