Monthly Archives: October 2006

So I went out and bought a new tennis racquet on the weekend. It’s not really new, since I didn’t have one to replace (well, not for 10 years).    Yesterday once I got home, I headed down for the local tennis/basketball courts and found a nice sturdy wall to […]

Tennis Woes

Hi,   If you are reading this, there is a chance you might also be interested in my original blog-home at – but keep reading anyway.   Why the funny title for this post?  I recently came into ownership of a series of volumes from an encyclopaedia published in 1836.  […]

Learning from the past: a lesson in time