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FT Advent Calendar Of Free Online Games: 23rd December
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A couple of days of Christmas to go so now to the massive games with hundreds of levels and never ending challenge, you guys know how much I love the www.wizardslots.com games. And maybe something Christmas related tomorrow! Today is less pretty, fes[…]

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Stichelton (cheesey lover #60)
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This raw-milk, blue cows cheese is made in Nottinghamshire. I bought some from Rennet and Press, and it’s also available from Neal’s Yard Dairy.

Stichelton’s a stilton-like cheese, but made with unpasturised milk. It’s a mois[…]

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HAUNTOGRAPHY: The Treasure of Abbot Thomas
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You probably want to read The Treasure of Abbot Thomas before you read this.
In M R James’s universe everyone who matters is fluent in Latin. It’s not so for the modern reader – or at least this modern reader – and there&#8217[…]

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FT Advent Calendar Of Free Online Games: 22nd December
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What a lovely day for an adventure with BEARS. WarBears that is. A lot of flash games are there for a 1 minute distracting thrill while a progress bar makes its slow way to the end. But If you fancy actively dodging more work, and why not, everyone e[…]

Bleu de Termignon (cheesy lover #59)
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Blue raw cow’s milk cheese, made high up on a French alp, and bought from Mons.
Lunch is a thin wedge of this odd-looking cheese. The outer third the of the cheese is blue, and further towards the center it’s a soft pale crumbly primrose […]

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FT Advent Calendar Of Free Online Games: 21st December
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A lively discussion was had last night amongst several FT regulars about why basketball and soccer don’t lend themselves to a Moneyball-style stats revolution where conventional wisdom about “character” and coming through “in […]

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Rage vs X-Factor: Winners and Losers
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Well, that’s that: the machine has been given a good beating and we can look forward to “Bulls On Parade” on the festive Argos ad next year. I will admit I didn’t think the RATM crew could do it: I was wrong. But as the dust s[…]

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FT Advent Calendar Of Free Online Games: 20th December
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So today, as we are rolling towards the big day, the windows of our advent calendar should start showing the big guns. The Three Kings, the Little Drummer Boy, the Shitting Catalonian Boy. And certainly when it comes to online flash games this really[…]

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FT Advent Calendar Of Free Online Games: 19th December
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Its not all action action action around here you know. Some times we want contemplative, relaxing games set in some sort of primordial soup. Where biology rather than physics is the aim and, well, you can’t lose. Look at this creature after all[…]

In Ragebows: Reality TV and A Future For The Charts
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What does it mean to buy 10 copies of a CD? It means you have 10 copies of a CD to deal with. What does it mean to “buy” 10 copies of an MP3? You have the same file sitting on your hard drive 10 times.
In one sense there’s no differ[…]

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