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Check your age category and group. Register and get your number perma-marked here… …and here. Find the transition area. There are lots of marshalls around to help. Get the talc out. Lay out your top, towel and trainers (liberally talced). Listen to the briefing. When the time comes, join your group poolside. Manage your nerves. Swim...
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Snowed in? Us? When the heavy snow fell back in March, it was too good an opportunity to miss. We caught the train from Bramley to Walsden and stumbled over the hill to Todmorden, at times sinking up to our thighs in snow. On the way we found enormous icicles, had dramatic views over the Calder Valley, dug snow holes, slid down the snow bank at the...
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What eats boiled lettuce?

Posted by on May 2, 2013
Answer: tadpoles! I vividly remember collecting dozens of tadpoles to ‘grow on’ in a tank, when I was about 10 or 11. It was a complete disaster, because I didn’t have a clue what to feed them. They all died, and I felt so bad about my lack of tadpole husbandry skills ever since that I’ve never dared try again. But that’s...
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