Monthly Archives: September 2011

Happy New Year

(— by which I refer not to Rosh Hashanah, which will be coming up in ten days or so, but to the new academic year.)   The new-look Level One course met this morning, and the lecture room was full … Continue reading

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Hear, Hear

From this report on the interview between Frank Skinner and the Archbishop of Canterbury: ‘Skinner described himself as “a tough crowd” when listening to a sermon, and said that priests don’t try hard enough to make an impact when preaching’. … Continue reading

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Conferring, Clerically

Ha! Everyone (who cared) was betting that I wouldn’t possibly blog three days in a row — but they were wrong!   It wouldn’t count if I left matters at that, so I’ll note that I’m working on the plan … Continue reading

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Reading this piece from Language Log brought back memories of my semesters studying/practicing electronic music as an undergraduate. The studio had an ARP 2600, two two-track tape machines, and was coated in a film of splicing tape. That was the … Continue reading

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