Category Archives: Announcements

Sloggers & Betters (York 2014)

Sloggers & Betters – York

Weekend of 24-25-26 October, 2014

A message from John Henderson (aka Elgar, Nimrod, Enigmatist etc)

Prospective Sloggers & Betters (York 2014)

Prospective Sloggers & Betters

York – Saturday, Oct 25th …

… (optional Friday evening and Sunday lunch, 1,2 or 3 nights).

A message from John Henderson (aka Elgar, Nimrod, Enigmatist etc)

The Chambers Dictionary (13th Edition)

The Chambers Dictionary (13th Edition)

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Autumn Masterclass (Nov 2014)

Autumn Masterclass

Brighton, Saturday 8 November 2014

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A message from Guardian setter Boatman:

Crossword Ends In Violence (5)

Crossword Ends in Violence (5)

James Cary

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The Times How to Crack Cryptic Crosswords

The Times How to Crack Cryptic Crosswords

Tim Moorey

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Sloggers and Betters 11

Sloggers and Betters 11

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What? The 11th “Sloggers and Betters” gathering for crossword setters and blog contributors and readers will take place in London, following on, as in previous years, from the annual lunch for Times setters.

Residential Weekend Masterclass (Sep 2014)

Residential Weekend Masterclass

Oxford, Friday 7 to Sunday 9 September 2014

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A message from Guardian setter Boatman:

Cruciverbalists’ Convention (Feb 2014)

Cruciverbalists’ Convention

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It really doesn’t seem like 5 years since I started this blog, but the time to celebrate has come round again. This time we have decided to get together in Bristol on the 8th February – any time between 12noon and 7.00pm. Although the location is yet to be confirmed, it will be within easy distance of Temple Meads Station.

How not to run a subscription system

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Overnight I received a receipt from WorldPay to say that my subscription had been renewed.