Tag Archives: Dickens

Let’s talk about Bond. James Bond

This is one of those times when several disparate ideas come banging into each other at the same time. I’ve been re-watching the James Bond movies and have some thoughts. And then came an announcement that new editions of Ian … Continue reading

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You want a statute of limitations? Try Jarndyce v Jarndyce

This fascinating tale of real life legal matters comes from Kevin Underhill, maestro of LoweringTheBar. It’s short yet remarkably weird: According to [India’s National Judicial Data Grid], there are 36,676 civil cases in India‚Äôs district courts that have been pending … Continue reading

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Petty notes on living in the plague

Today, if the thunderstorms subside, I must go on a hunt — this time for tissue paper. Toilet paper? I’ve got plenty. But I’m running low on tissues. Where might I find them? Perhaps my hardware store. Shopping takes a … Continue reading

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