In which I complete a project, rashly volunteer and secure a position

I have not been inactive during my brief excursion into matters philosophical.  On the contrary, I have in fact experienced three significant events which I will now detail.

To Follow the Sun

My first significant achievement was to successfully complete my sundial project.  Actually, I say I have completed it; but, in truth there may be some modifications necessary in the future.  For now, however, I have made sufficient progress to actually set the working prototype in front of my cottage.  I do hope Mr. Magellan, Miss Woolley and Colonel McMahon do not object.  (insert picture here)

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In which I continue my attempt to make a wall behave

Warning:  This article is a continuation of the one before; therefore, it will likewise contain arcane minutiae regarding Conjuration and Inscription.  I hope that someone learns from the things I’ve done wrong.

Another Take and Conjuration proved that I had indeed solved the issue of the wayward wall.  All was not yet perfect, however.  Raising and lowering the wall still caused it to veer slightly off true perpendicular.  I surmised that this drift may perhaps be due to  my wall being, as yet, a free standing structure. 

I quickly constructed two rectangular columns, hollowed and path cut to leave one side open, that would serve as channels and supports for my wall.  I should note that I also reduced the dimensions of the wall to 5m x 0.25m x 4m as I determined that in the final construction this would result in 5m wide corridors.  10m sections would be used for the external, unmoving, walls only. (more…)

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