<!DOCTYPE html><HTML lang="en"> <head> <meta charset="utf-8"> <link href="../../TheosStyle.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"><link rel="shortcut icon" href="../../TT_ICO.png" /> <title>Note: Status Reports - Status: Summary (2014 - December) (Theo Todman's Web Page)</title> </head><body> <a name="Top"></a> <h1>Theo Todman's Web Page - Notes Pages</h1><hr><h2>Status Reports</h2><h3>Status: Summary (2014 - December)</h3><p class = "Centered">(Text as at 13/01/2015 19:07:41)<br><br>(For other versions of this Note, see the <a href="#LiveVersion">tables at the end</a>)</p><hr> <P><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><B><U>Rationale for this Report</B></U><ul type="disc"><li>This is a summary report with links to my various on-going projects. Detailed progress is shown on the sub-reports. </li><li>This summary report should highlight whether my focus has become unbalanced or otherwise inappropriate to the achievement of my major goals. </li><li>As these reports are rather a pain to produce, I now produce them quarterly, rather than monthly. </li></ul><BR><B><U>Projects in Progress</B></U><ul type="disc"><li>I have ten projects currently on the go, which is too many. I had previously divided them into two groups, but this time round I ve split them into three. </li><li>The first two groups have effort planned, and the final group does not, though I may address these two projects from time to time to keep them ticking over. </li><li>The first group relates to my primary (project) life-goals; the second relates to lesser things I really want to address; the final group to those I d like to look into if I get ahead on the other projects. </li><li>Follow the hyperlinks for further details:- <BR><BR><B><U>Primary Projects</B></U><ol type="1"><li>Research into Personal <a name="1"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_5/Notes_518_42017797.htm">Identity</A><SUP>1</SUP>. This is the subject that ought to grab most of my attention, as it is the topic of my yet-to-be-completed PhD. I need to achieve something in philosophy, as this is the only one of my endeavours that promises a professional outcome (in the sense of being one of more than merely personal interest).</li><li>Studies in the Philosophy of <a name="2"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_5/Notes_519_42017797.htm">Religion</A><SUP>2</SUP>. On and off, this represents the main preoccupation of my adult life (work and family aside). I intend to follow up in some detail interesting topics from the <I>Philosophy of Religion</I> module from the MA in <I>Philosophy and Religion</I> at Heythrop College, London University that I tasted at the end of 2010. </li><li>Development of <a name="3"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_5/Notes_520_42017797.htm">Web-tools</A><SUP>3</SUP>. This project is intended to assist with the prosecution of philosophical research. It is fundamentally an enabling project, though one I hope will have general metaphilosophical implications. The above two projects are test cases of the method, as well as worthwhile studies in their own right. </li></ol><BR><B><U>Secondary Projects</B></U><ol start = "4" type="1"><li><a name="4"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_8/Notes_849_41919736.htm">Consciousness</A><SUP>4</SUP> Studies. A supporting project for both Personal Identity and Philosophy of Religion.</li><li><a name="5"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_7/Notes_784_42017797.htm">Bridge</A><SUP>5</SUP>: I m still attempting to become an expert player. That said, I ve decided that the best approach to improvement is not by just carrying on playing! </li><li><a name="6"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_8/Notes_851_42017797.htm">Chess</A><SUP>6</SUP>: Improve my standard of play so I can perform acceptably in the Essex, London, Middlesex & leagues (whenever I m ready). This had been a dead project, though  given the hiatus with bridge - I intend to try to get myself back into some sort of shape.</li><li><a name="7"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_7/Notes_795_41919736.htm">Languages</A><SUP>7</SUP>: Gain at least a rudimentary understanding of 24 diverse languages  for practical and philosophical purposes. </li><li><a name="8"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_8/Notes_812_42017797.htm">Music</A><SUP>8</SUP>: Improve my competence as an oboist, and learn the piano. I have recommenced oboe-practice in my new den. </li></ol><BR><B><U>Other Projects</B></U><ol start = "9" type="1"><li><a name="9"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_5/Notes_517_41919736.htm">Mathematics</A><SUP>9</SUP>: Revive / improve my mathematical competence with a view to the use of mathematics as a tool in my various other projects. Also  now that I m aged 61  useful for keeping various bits of my brain <U><A HREF="#On-Page_Link_512_10">functioning</A></U><SUB>10</SUB><a name="On-Page_Return_512_10"></A>. </li><li><a name="10"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_9/Notes_974_41919736.htm">HiQ</A><SUP>11</SUP>: Enjoy and contribute to the intellectual society of ISPE and Mensa (in abeyance, as I ve allowed my membership of both societies to lapse again, am too busy, and currently don t need the  fellowship ). </li></ol></li><li>These projects are (approximately, in their respective groups) in order of decreasing priority, yet in practise the amount of effort expended on them fails to respect this. My intention is always to restrict the effort on Bridge, and focus on Personal Identity, but this seldom comes to anything. </li><li>I have ignored the various infrastructural elements of my life in these reports  in particular family life, household management, general reading, culture, current affairs and such like. Thankfully, the main recent time-stealer  establishing ourselves in our new residence  is now a thing of the past. </li><li>This report and the sub-reports obtained by following the links immediately above show the current status. The report headings show the period the reports are for. Earlier reports can be found by following the links in the  <A href="#TableOfPreviousVersions">Table of Previous Versions of this Note</a> further down this report, or in the sub-reports. </li></ul><BR><B><U>Planning and Actuals</B></U><ul type="disc"><li>4Q14 saw a significant dip in time expended, and of %age against plan, despite reducing the planned weekly expenditure from 54 hours to 49. This is fairly standard for the first quarter, what with the Christmas distractions. Additionally, I had renewed distractions with car, house and also the sale of the house in Ipswich. Some of the shortfall was down to stopping playing bridge, so no great loss. </li><li>So, I achieved only 86% QTD, 86% YTD  where the year is the 2014/15 academic year. </li><li>All active projects were fairly similarly under budget. A couple of minor projects  Music and Chess  received an unexpected revival. </li><li>The tables of actual versus plan are on separate pages, accessible from the following links:- <ol type="1"><li>For detailed breakdowns of time spent this year, by month and by study location, follow this <a name="11"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_8/Notes_863_42017797.htm">link</A><SUP>12</SUP>. </li><li>For a report by sub-project of time expended since my records began, follow this <a name="12"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_10/Notes_1005_42017797.htm">link</A><SUP>13</SUP>. </li><li>For tables of Actual versus Plan, together with the high-level plan for the next quarter, see this <a name="13"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_9/Notes_980_42017797.htm">page</A><SUP>14</SUP>. </li></ol></li><li>For the next quarter, I ve retained the aggregate weekly hours to be spent on my projects at <U><A HREF="#On-Page_Link_512_15">49</A></U><SUB>15</SUB><a name="On-Page_Return_512_15"></A>. </li><li>I ve retained the plan for Bridge at historical levels with the vague hope of coming in under budget. </li><li>The figure for my Thesis is less than it ought to be, but likely to be more than I can motivate myself to achieve. What I still intend to work towards is to allocate to my Thesis the amount of time that I d need to spend if I was pursuing my research part-time at Birkbeck  which would be something like 5 hours / day, 5 days a week  and then fit other projects around it. </li><li>Anyway, the weekly plan (49 hours) for the next quarter is as below:- <ol type="1"><li><b><u>Priority 1</u></b> (33 hours)<BR>& <b>Personal Identity</b>: 22 hours.<BR>& <b>Philosophy of Religion</b>: 4 hours.<BR>& <b>Web Tools</b>: 7 hours.</li><li><b><u>Priority 2</u></b> (16 hours)<BR>& <b>Consciousness</b>: 2 hours.<BR>& <b>Bridge</b>: 5 hours.<BR>& <b>Chess</b>: 5 hours.<BR>& <b>Languages</b>: 2 hours.<BR>& <b>Music</b>: 2 hours. </li></ol> </li><li>Follow <A Href="../../BookCatalogRecentCategorised.htm" TARGET = "_top">this link</A> for a list of <U><A HREF="#On-Page_Link_512_16">recently</A></U><SUB>16</SUB><a name="On-Page_Return_512_16"></A> purchased books. Some of these are random purchases from charity shops, or presents. Others are selectively purchased in support of my various projects. Poverty and lack of space is severely curtailing my purchasing power. </li></ul><BR><B><U>Detailed Interim Activities</B></U> <BR><BR>As these reports are now quarterly, at best, I m including a <a name="14"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_9/Notes_975_42017797.htm">link</A><SUP>17</SUP> to a brief uncommented list of what I ve been working on since the last report (ie. this one). It is generated automatically from my time-recording system. Its main utility (to me, at any rate) is as a quick jumping-off point for the various writings in progress or recently completed. The list will, in general, be updated every few days. <BR><BR><BR><B><U>Plans for the Near Future</B></U> <BR><BR>In the light of the segregation of my projects into three tiers, items for tertiary projects are only to be addressed if everything of higher priority is in shape. <ol type="1"><li><B>Personal <a name="15"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_5/Notes_518_42017797.htm">Identity</A><SUP>18</SUP></B> <ul type="disc"><li>Ensure that everything that is relevant that I have actually read is written up and incorporated in my Notes database. </li><li>Start serious work on <a name="16"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_10/Notes_1018_42017797.htm">Chapter_6</A><SUP>19</SUP> of my <a name="17"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_7/Notes_733_41914717.htm">Thesis</A><SUP>20</SUP>. In this regard:- <BR>& Incorporate electronic write-up text into the Chapter and associated Notes. <BR>& Do the same for marginal annotations, converting them to write-ups first (if appropriate). </li><li>Start seriously to address <a name="42"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_00/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_130.htm">Olson (Eric) - The Human Animal - Personal Identity Without Psychology</A>", my core text.</li><li>Start a serious review of <a name="43"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_00/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_66.htm">Baker (Lynne Rudder) - Persons and Bodies: A Constitution View</A>", my other core text. </li><li>Complete a review of <a name="29"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_18/Abstract_18375.htm">Johnston (Mark) - 'Human Beings' Revisited: My Body is Not an Animal</A>". </li><li>Complete a full review and update of the <A Href="../../Notes/Notes_Jump_1.htm" TARGET = "_top">Notes</A> I ve created on Personal Identity, focusing on those with little / no content other than a reading list. </li><li>Metaphysics:- <BR>& Study <a name="44"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_04/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_4094.htm">Van Inwagen (Peter) - Metaphysics</A>", and<BR>& Study <a name="45"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6305.htm">Funkhouser (Eric) - Metaphysics, Spring 2014</A>".</li><li>As background tasks:-<BR>& Convert old <A Href="../../PrecisCatalogSubTopic.htm" TARGET = "_top">PDF-prcis</A>, <A Href="../../Phil04.htm" TARGET = "_top">Etc.</A> to Notes,<BR>& Continue with <a name="46"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6289.htm">Marshall (Richard) - Philosophy at 3:AM: Questions and Answers with 25 Top Philosophers</A>",<BR>& Read <a name="47"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6301.htm">Dunne (John S.) - City of the Gods: A Study in Myth and Mortality</A>",<BR>& Read <a name="48"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6302.htm">Pross (Addy) - What is Life?: How Chemistry Becomes Biology</A>",<BR>& Keep up with the Journals via <a name="18"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_10/Notes_1026_42017797.htm">JSTOR</A><SUP>21</SUP> (<a name="30"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20318.htm">Todman (Theo) - Thesis - Later Reading</A>"). </li><li>Update my  Progress to Date <a name="19"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_8/Notes_821_40530832.htm">Note</A><SUP>22</SUP>. </li></ul> </li><li><B>Philosophy of <a name="20"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_5/Notes_519_42017797.htm">Religion</A><SUP>23</SUP></B><ul type="disc"><li><b>Philosophy of Religion</b>:-<BR>& <a name="49"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6306.htm">Craig (William Lane) & Sinnott-Armstrong (Walter) - God?: A Debate between a Christian and an Atheist</A>",<BR>& <a name="50"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6177.htm">Moreland (J.P.) & Craig (William Lane) - Philosophical Foundations for a Christian Worldview</A>", <BR>& <a name="51"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_01/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_1462.htm">LePoidevin (Robin) - Arguing for Atheism: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion</A>", and<BR>& <a name="52"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6294.htm">Antony (Louise M.) - Philosophers without Gods: Meditations on Atheism and the Secular Life</A>". </li><li><B>Resurrection</B>:-<BR>& <a name="53"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_04/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_4031.htm">Wright (N.T.) - The Resurrection of the Son of God</A>".</li></ul></li><li><B><a name="21"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_5/Notes_520_42017797.htm">Web-tools</A><SUP>24</SUP></B><ul type="disc"><li><b>General Developments</b>: <BR>& Install MS Office Professional Plus 2013. <BR>& Undertake a trawl through the code for all functions within the generator  making improvements for efficiency and function.<BR>& Supply rudimentary functional documentation as a spin-off from the above. <BR>& Undertake a trawl through all (categories of) web-page, making aesthetic improvements, and correcting content. </li><li><b>Specific Developments</b>: <BR>& Split Book Abstracts from Write-ups.<BR>& Further work on Colour Convention data fixing. <BR>& Enable reproduction of archived  Printed Notes . <BR>& Fix problem with bespoke links to Printed Notes from Archived Notes <BR>& Standardise on  Write-ups for Paper Abstracts  so, change the routines and database elements that enable the display of Paper Abstracts and Book-Paper Abstracts to accommodate this. <BR>& Solve the problem of the size limitation for Notes by allowing their concatenation. <BR>& Consequently, remove all large  Comments that have been utilised to expand Paper (and Book?) abstracts. <BR>& Utilise my Web Spider  in particular, regenerate and enhance the external links page, and see if I can get JSpider to work (or utilise some of its code) to check the links.<BR>& Enhance my backup routines to allow pruning of the backup disk itself, and easier location of items to restore. <BR>& Ensure FN referencing within Notes and referencing between Abstracts and Notes works for archived Notes. <BR>& Expand the link to Notes from Papers and Books to be two-way, so that it s clear that a Note is referenced by my comments on Books and Papers. <BR>& Investigate all the automatic hyperlinking  eg. the automatic tagging within a document of points for  links in , and the completeness of inter-object referencing. <BR>& Further improve the referencing of books / papers by author. <BR>& Fix bugs in multi-level footnoting in Printable Notes  the referencing is going wrong. </li><li><b>Education & Infrastructure</b>: <BR>& Hutton Bridge Club Website (<a name="W236W"></a><A HREF = "http://www.bridgewebs.com/hutton.html" TARGET = "_top">Hutton Bridge Club</A>): Weekly maintenance.<BR>& |If confirmed, take on the ECBA website (<a name="W2766W"></a><A HREF = "http://www.essexbridge.co.uk/" TARGET = "_top">Link</A>). <BR>& <a name="31"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_19/Abstract_19107.htm">Admin - Bridge - Joint Project</A>": Continue data collection & modelling<BR>& Continue with <a name="54"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6154.htm">Sitepoint (Learnable) - Sitepoint Learnable Web Development Courses</A>":- <BR>& Complete, <a name="32"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_19/Abstract_19896.htm">Allsopp (John) - Learn HTML5</A>", and <BR>& Restart, and complete, <a name="33"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_19/Abstract_19705.htm">Weakley (Russ) - Getting Started with CSS</A>".</li><li><b>General PC Education</b>: <BR>Read <BR>& <a name="55"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_03/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_3648.htm">PC Pro - Computing in the Real World</A>"<BR>& <a name="56"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6159.htm">Couch (Andrew) - Microsoft Access 2010 VBA Programming Inside Out</A>",<BR>& <a name="57"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6163.htm">MacDonald (Matthew) - Access 2010: The Missing Manual</A>",<BR>& <a name="58"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6158.htm">Bovey (Rob), Wallentin (Dennis), Bullen (Stephen) & Green (John) - Professional Excel Development: The Definitive Guide to Developing Applications</A>", and<BR>& <a name="59"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6157.htm">Jelen (Bill) & Syrstad (Tracy) - VBA and Macros: Microsoft Excel 2010</A>". <BR>Use the above books to remind myself of how to get MS Access and MS Excel to  tango  by both writing out to spread-sheets, and using automacro facilities within Excel to allow Access to control Excel. </li></ul></li><li><B><a name="22"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_8/Notes_849_41919736.htm">Consciousness</A><SUP>25</SUP></B>. <U><A HREF="#On-Page_Link_512_26">Note</A></U><SUB>26</SUB><a name="On-Page_Return_512_26"></A>.<ul type="disc"><li>Read <a name="60"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6219.htm">Kahneman (Daniel) - Thinking, Fast and Slow</A>",</li><li>Review my notes on <a name="61"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_00/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_420.htm">Crane (Tim) - Elements of Mind - An Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind</A>" and convert from pdf-based to Note format. </li></ul> </li><li><B><a name="23"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_7/Notes_784_42017797.htm">Bridge</A><SUP>27</SUP></B><ul type="disc"><li>Read a bunch of books and papers recently acquired on the topic of counting the hand, namely:-<BR>& <a name="62"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_05/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_5790.htm">Bourke (Tim) & Smith (Marc), Bird (David) - Countdown to Winning Bridge</A>" <BR>& <a name="63"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_02/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_2730.htm">Kelsey (Hugh) & Glauert (Michael) - Bridge Odds for Practical Players</A>" <BR>& <a name="64"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_05/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_5791.htm">Lawrence (Mike) - How to read your opponents' cards: The bridge expert's way to locate missing high cards</A>" <BR>& <a name="34"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_19/Abstract_19314.htm">Baston (Jim) - Memory Systems at Bridge</A>" <BR>& <a name="35"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_19/Abstract_19313.htm">Doroshow (Bill) - The One That Got Away</A>" <BR>& <a name="36"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_19/Abstract_19310.htm">Frick (Robert) - The Subtle Joy of Counting (at Bridge)</A>" <BR>& <a name="37"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_19/Abstract_19312.htm">Kniest (Tom) - Count, count, count (at Bridge)</A>" <BR>& <a name="38"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_19/Abstract_19315.htm">Schamehorn (Danny) - Danny s Musings and the Joy of Counting in Bridge</A>" <BR>& <a name="39"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_19/Abstract_19316.htm">Schutzman (Howard) - Counting Distribution (at Bridge)</A>" <BR>& <a name="40"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_19/Abstract_19311.htm">Walker (Karen) - Developing Counting Skills (at Bridge)</A>" </li><li>Study books by Victor Mollo in order to improve my declarer play and defence, especially:- <BR>& <a name="65"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_03/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_3665.htm">Mollo (Victor) - Case for the Defence</A>". </li><li>Read (or complete) a few books recommended by Dave:-<BR>& <a name="66"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_04/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_4905.htm">Lawrence (Mike) - The Complete Book on Overcalls at Contract Bridge</A>".,<BR>& <a name="67"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_02/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_2731.htm">Kelsey (Hugh) - Deceptive Plays in Bridge</A>", and<BR>& <a name="68"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_05/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_5720.htm">Lawrence (Mike) - How to Play Card Combinations</A>".</li><li>Periodic involvement in Bridge Winners (<a name="W226W"></a><A HREF = "http://bridgewinners.com/" TARGET = "_top">Bridge Winners</A>).</li><li>Play in the next round of the NICKO.</li></ul></li><li><B><a name="24"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_8/Notes_851_42017797.htm">Chess</A><SUP>28</SUP></B><ul type="disc"><li>Play the occasional training game against my <em>Monte Carlo Mephisto</em>. </li><li>Get to grips with <em>Chessmaster  Grandmaster Edition</em>.</li><li>Undertake a quick third run through of <a name="69"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_03/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_3301.htm">Martin (Andrew) - The Basics of Winning Chess</A>", and write brief notes.</li><li>Complete a first run-through of <a name="70"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_03/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_3302.htm">Aagaard (Jacob) - Basic Positional Ideas</A>".</li><li>Continue reading <a name="71"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6304.htm">Hearst (Eliot) & Knott (John) - Blindfold Chess: History, Psychology, Techniques, Champions, World Records and Important Games</A>", and try to learn how to play blindfold chess. </li><li>Start a serious study of <a name="72"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6303.htm">van der Sterren (Paul) - FCO - Fundamental Chess Openings</A>". </li><li>Read new copies of, and review old copies of, <a name="73"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_03/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_3305.htm">Chess - Chess Magazine</A>", focussing on  How Good Is Your Chess articles.</li></ul></li><li><B><a name="25"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_7/Notes_795_41919736.htm">Languages</A><SUP>29</SUP></B><ul type="disc"><li><b><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Link_512_30">Spanish</A></U><SUB>30</SUB><a name="On-Page_Return_512_30"></A></b>:- <BR>& <a name="41"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20000.htm">Duolingo - Duolingo Spanish</A>", <BR>& <a name="74"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_04/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_4186.htm">Utley (Derek) & Serarols (Maria Assumpta) - BBC Espana Viva - Spanish for Beginners</A>". </li></ul></li><li><B><a name="26"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_8/Notes_812_42017797.htm">Music</A><SUP>31</SUP></B><ul type="disc"><li><B>Oboe</B>: Practice 15 minutes <u>every</u> day, focussing on <BR>& <a name="75"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_03/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_3428.htm">Jones (Edward Huws) - Jigs, Reels & Hornpipes: Traditional Fiddle Tunes from England, Ireland & Scotland</A>", <BR>& <a name="76"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6313.htm">Jones (Edward Huws) - The Celtic Fiddler</A>", and<BR>& <a name="77"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6314.htm">Jones (Edward Huws) - The Klezmer Fiddler: Jewish Music of Celebration</A>", <BR>Occasionally try 30-minute sessions to build up stamina<BR>Read <a name="78"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6299.htm">Caplan (Stephen) - Oboe: The Breathing Book</A>"</li><li><B>Piano</B>:<BR>& Practice occasionally  just reprising the works assigned in previous lessons </li><li><B>Reading</B>: Continue with:-<BR>& <a name="79"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6280.htm">Gardiner (John Eliot) - Music in the Castle of Heaven: A Portrait of Johann Sebastian Bach</A>",<BR>& <a name="80"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6276.htm">Kenyon (Nicholas) - The Faber Pocket Guide to Bach</A>", and<BR>& <a name="81"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6277.htm">Kenyon (Nicholas) - The Faber Pocket Guide to Mozart</A>" </li></ul></li><li><B><a name="27"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_5/Notes_517_41919736.htm">Mathematics</A><SUP>32</SUP></B><ul type="disc"><li>Browse <a name="82"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_04/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_4067.htm">Gowers (Timothy), Barrow-Green (June) & Leader (Imre), Eds. - The Princeton Companion to Mathematics</A>",</li><li>Complete reading <a name="83"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_00/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_62.htm">Shapiro (Stewart) - Thinking about Mathematics - The Philosophy of Mathematics</A>",</li><li>Continue reading <a name="84"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_03/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_3827.htm">MacKinnon (Robert F.) - Bridge, Probability & Information</A>". </li></ul></li><li><B><a name="28"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_9/Notes_974_41919736.htm">HiQ</A><SUP>33</SUP></B><ul type="disc"><li><U><B>ISPE</U></B> <BR>& Sort through and review historical material.</li><li><U><B>Mensa</U></B> <BR>& Sort through and review historical material. </li></ul> </li></ol></P> <FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><BR><HR><h3 class = "Left">In-Page Footnotes</h3><a name="On-Page_Link_512_10"></A><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_512_10"><B>Footnote 10</A></B></U>: Mind you, the mathematical bits didn t function very well in my youth, so what hope is there now?<a name="On-Page_Link_512_15"></A><BR><BR><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_512_15"><B>Footnote 15</A></B></U>: <ul type="disc"><li>I d actually wanted to increase the previous aggregate of 54 hours, but as I ve never managed to meet this level of commitment, there s no point. </li><li>Also, with the down-prioritising of the easy and relaxing (and evening-occupying) bridge in favour of more taxing endeavours, it ll be difficult for me to achieve the planned productivity. </li><li>So, I ve retained the planned aggregate in line with my average over the last year  which is enough, I think. </li></ul> <a name="On-Page_Link_512_16"></A><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_512_16"><B>Footnote 16</A></B></U>: As my purchasing has now dropped to a relative trickle, I ve extended the selection range to cover the last 6 months. <a name="On-Page_Link_512_26"></A><BR><BR><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_512_26"><B>Footnote 26</A></B></U>: <ul type="disc"><li>I ve not produced a  Consciousness status report this time, as there was nothing to report. </li><li>However, as part of my reprise of all things philosophical, I ve decided to spend the next quarter re-reviewing Crane s book. </li></ul> <a name="On-Page_Link_512_30"></A><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_512_30"><B>Footnote 30</A></B></U>: <ul type="disc"><li>I ve not produced a  Languages status report this time, as there was nothing to report. </li><li>However, we are booked to go on holiday to the (civilised side of) Ibiza in September, so I ve decided to brush up on my aural Spanish. </li><li>Consequently, there s no point referencing any of the other languages I d like to learn, as I won t spend any time on them in the next quarter. </li></ul><BR> <a name="LiveVersion"></a><BR><HR><h3 class= "Left">Live Version of this Archived Note</h3> <TABLE class = "ReadingList" WIDTH=700> <TR><TD WIDTH="20%" class = "BridgeCenter"><strong>Date</strong></TD> <TD WIDTH="10%" class = "BridgeRight"><strong>Length</strong></TD> <TD WIDTH="70%" class = "BridgeLeft"><strong>Title</strong></TD></TR> <TR><TD class = "BridgeCenter">07/07/2018 11:35:31</TD> <TD class = "BridgeRight">23985</TD> <TD class = "BridgeLeft"><A HREF = "Notes_512.htm">Status: Summary (2018 - 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