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Trigger’s Broom

 Down at the “Slug and Philosopher’ we had gotten through the first couple of quick pints and were working our way through the later, slower ones. “You know, I don’t even remember my first Guinness,” said Old Ted, wiping some … Continue reading

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Peanut chaos

Old Ted and I were knocking a few back at the bar of the ‘Slug and Philosopher’ last night. “So if what Wayne says about time is true, me dropping this peanut into his pint whilst he’s away in the … Continue reading

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Music of the Beers

Last night in my local, “The Slug and Philosopher”, Old Ted was tucking into one of the new dishes being offered by the pub’s chef. He’d chosen Struthio camelus on a bed of Rocket, served with thick cut Solanum tuberosum, … Continue reading

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A cigar is never just a cigar

“I had a bad dream last night,” said old Ted, after he’d taken the first long draw on his first pint at the ‘Slug and Philosopher’. “That must have been a nightmare for you, mate,” I replied. “You’re bloody hilarious, … Continue reading

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What is Dark Matter?

Down the ‘Slug and Philosopher’ last night, Old Ted was staring into his Guinness and frowning to himself. “So what’s all this Dark Matter then?” he asked. It’s a good question, there’s been a lot in the news about it … Continue reading

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Good darts

The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life. Funded by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, the finished array will have 350 six-metre antennas and will be one of the world’s largest. The Allen Telescope … Continue reading

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