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Trivial Posts #18: A Block Of Time, A Book Of Delights, And A Picture Of You

Since the last weekly newsletter I’ve been to San Francisco… and made it home again. Lots to cover this week, so without too much hesitation… What Have I Been Up To? Every time I decide to fly to America, something ‘big’ happens back home, and this week was no exception. A week of catching up with old friends and new companies in Silicon Valley clashed with the BBC saying something about how the UK Song for Europe was going to be selected. My thoughts on that are here (and you can catch up on all the continent’s Eurovision news through

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Trivial Posts #13: The Gentlemen, The Borg, And The Goonies

Some more delightful ephemera from around the internet in my latest ‘Trivial Posts’ newsletter and blog post. You can always read the stories at ewanspence.co.uk, or sign up to the mailing list and I’ll send them to you directly every Monday. Honour, respect, courtesy, and manners Kris Wolfe on what makes a gentleman, and how they still apply today: He sits after she sits “…and at the table wait until she is seated, indeed wait until every lady is seated, before taking your own place” The Gentlemen’s Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness (1860). Talk show hosts continue this tradition today by waiting

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