Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Safety Dance

Back from town and about to put my bike away in the garage, I see some arachnids getting down to some late night love action. It’s funny watching the smaller male oh-so-carefully reach forward to touch the much larger female … Continue reading

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State-of-the-art sound system

I think it’s a great idea to make a speaker that fits on top of a Pringles container. The sound is surprisingly good for something that was free with three tube seals. Requires batteries (supplied) as it can’t get enough … Continue reading

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Taking skylights to the extreme

Whenever I’m in London, I’m always impressed by the way so many people are accommodated in a wide range of large and curiously shaped buildings. Take this sloped roof affair on Kean Street which looks so much nicer than a … Continue reading

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British Museum

I always add “of other people’s stuff” with a smile. As I was in London for the morning, I decided to take the afternoon as holiday and spend a few hours in the British Museum which was only a short … Continue reading

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Walking from Waterloo

9:15 and I’m strolling over Waterloo Bridge en route to a company meeting. There are some great views as you cross the Thames. The London Eye, Big Ben, foxes… foxes? Yes, foxes. This giant sculpture called Urban Fox had gone … Continue reading

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History around every corner

In London you can look almost anywhere and find some history that makes you want to delve further. Take, for example, “The Royal Waterloo Hospital for Children and Women” (supported by voluntary contributions) which was built in 1903-04 for £45,000 … Continue reading

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