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Partly fictional chronicles of whimsy

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The Perils of Stone Skimming

Like many individuals, I learned many useful lessons during my fledgling years. For instance, acquiring the knowledge that possessing a double-jointed ring finger is unlikely to lead you on a meaningful career path. Another being the need to be discerning when choosing a projectile to use when skimming stones. The latter learned on a mid-1970’s August afternoon in Saltwell Park, Gateshead, during a visit there with my brother Ian. A […]

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