Monthly Archives: March 2006

Kev F Draws The Crowds

Just returned from “Kev F Draws The Crowds” at Bracknell’s South Hill Park. I had decided to take the family along because I knew of Kev Sutherland from his time organising the Bristol Comics Fairs. I wanted to see what … Continue reading

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This is True

For many years I have been receiving free “Quirky” news clips from Randy Cassingham. There is a Premium service (more of the same for US$24 per annum) but if I can get half the fun for free… I thought I’d … Continue reading

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Rubbish on the pitch

Sadly today’s Reading v Wolves League fixture is unlikely to be repeated for a while as Reading will be in the Premiership next season. Wolves in 2005/6 have been very disappointing – pretty par for the course, really. The expectation … Continue reading

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Gran Via Grafitti

From the bus back to the airport we managed to see quite a few works of art – some official, such as the “Woman and Bird” sculpture near Parc Joan Miro… and some not-so-official…

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Gorgeous Mountains

On the morning that we had to leave, the sun came out and melted the snow away from around the hotel and shops. The sound of running water was starting to drive me crazy. If it’s raining then the water … Continue reading

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Ancient and Modern

In the foreground, an olive grove, symbol of the Mediterranean for centuries; on the hill, a windfarm, icon for alternative energy sources of the 21st century.

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We are cruising at an altitude of 20,000 feet and out of the starboard window you will see…

It wasn’t until I downloaded the photo to my PC and had a good look that I realised what piece of coastline we were flying over. It’s Hayling and Portsea Islands (Portsmouth to you) as seen from above Selsey Bill. … Continue reading

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