They informed, educated and entertained me; articles from the last few days. 32.

What has distracted me from
working whilst dunking my plain chocolate oaties into a
frothy cup full of Columbia’s  finest export.

As usual, links do NOT equal endorsements or even views. 

Many of my post links are from the USA. I find they are excellent at informing
me on so many subjects and are regularly ahead of the curve when it
comes to the particular topic of discussion.They frequently address a
subject that is highly relevant to the UK but has yet to be broached in
any meaningful form on this side of the Atlantic. The depth of the
articles are also highly commendable.

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