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Clever clogs

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From time to time Gert’s acquaintances say  of a book (including Gert’s own books), with an expression ranging from faint distaste to downright ire,  Of course, it’s very clever.

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Buns, honey, sugar and Wittgenstein*

Wittgenstein_notes_1914      bear__6179726305     Wittgenstein’s notes

And following on the bear theme, Gert has been thinking about one of her favourite childhood books, Elizabeth Gorell’s The Bear Bus, in which the earnest young bear Stubbins decides to keep a notepad by his bed so that he can record the good ideas he has in the night. When he wakes up he sees what he’s written:

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