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Disposable tools

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Mark Baker

24 August 2009

I have been thinking back to when I was a lad completing my apprenticeship. Oh, those dim and dusty days! I remember there being an inordinate amount of pride in the tools that the craftsmen had gathered over the years. Each plane would be lovingly placed in an oiled sock, or even better still, a pu ...

Time travelling

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Mark Baker

12 August 2009

From a very young age (and no, Noah was not but a lad at that time) I remember sitting down in front of the TV on a Saturday evening watching Doctor Who. I recall being scared witless by the Cybermen and Daleks as he ever battled against his foes armed only with his dangling scarf, sonic screwdriver ...

Disasters encountered

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Mark Baker

3 August 2009

As I near the end of my kitchen project, (flooring and fitting four more doors) I am mindful of the fact that as with most projects tackled, the elation one feels as one nears the end goal is tangible, yet it is known that one is not quite there and it is a time of much frustration and angst. I am a ...

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