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Word of the week: Mobike

Reflections on hiring bikes in West London; there are over 1,500 words in this piece. These days the streets and pavements of London are awash with hire bikes. It began at some point earlier this century with the arrival of docking stations placed throughout the centre of town, home to extremely robust (and surprisingly heavy)… Continue reading Word of the week: Mobike

Reading

“Now that the reading fit is on me again” (Saul Bellow)

“Now that the reading fit is on me again” is a phrase that leapt out at me earlier this week, in Saul Bellow’s “To Jerusalem and Back”, his 1976 work subtitled “A Personal Memoir”. It’s exactly how I feel when going through a reading binge. I did not expect to find the same sentiment expressed… Continue reading “Now that the reading fit is on me again” (Saul Bellow)

Trivia

“Tenable” questions, week ending 8 November 2019 (Series 4, Episodes 16-20)

Here are the questions and answers for the current series of ITV quiz show “Tenable”, episodes broadcast between Monday 4 and Friday 8 November 2019, Series 4 Episodes 15-20 (S4Ep15, S4Ep16 and so on). The format here is the same as in earlier pieces such as this one from last month: a list of the… Continue reading “Tenable” questions, week ending 8 November 2019 (Series 4, Episodes 16-20)

Trivia

“Tenable” questions, week ending 1 November 2019 (Series 4, Episodes 11-15)

Here are the questions and answers for the current series of ITV quiz show “Tenable”, episodes broadcast between Monday 28 October and Friday 1 November 2019, Series 4 Episodes 11-15 (S4Ep11, S4Ep12 and so on). The format here is the same as in earlier pieces such as this one from last month: a list of… Continue reading “Tenable” questions, week ending 1 November 2019 (Series 4, Episodes 11-15)

Trivia

“Tenable” questions, week ending 25 October 2019 (Series 4, Episodes 6-10)

Here are the questions and answers for the current series of ITV quiz show “Tenable”, episodes broadcast between Monday 21 and Friday 25 October 2019, Series 4 Episodes 6-10 (S4Ep6, S4Ep7 and so on). The format here is the same as in earlier pieces such as this one from last week: a list of the… Continue reading “Tenable” questions, week ending 25 October 2019 (Series 4, Episodes 6-10)