A small selection of posts which survived the vagaries of my memory...
Demetrius on Ivar the Boneless, a gruesome tale if ever there was one.
Demetrius again on Mrs Thatcher.
Dark Buzz on the origins of e=mc2
Macheath on hubris and celebrity antics.
Macheath again with a great post on changes to early parenting.
Woodsy on the fate of the dead tree press.
NoTricksZone with a long list of false winter predictions.
Ross on Margaret Thatcher's legacy
James on the paucity of the soul.
David on being cruel to Lefties.
The Chiefio on approaching instability in the UK grid.
Mark Wadsworth on privatising roads.
Sackers' World Voices blog on Oz Alternative Economics