Monthly Archives: January 2013

Military ships off Plymouth Hoe

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Just a couple of quick clicks of a couple English Navy ships sailing past Plymouth Hoe, as they have done since the days of Francis Drake:

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Oh look, a polar bear just 16cm away from you!

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Copenhagen Zoo recently opened a new Arctic area where people get chance to get a lot closer to some of the animals than they have in the past. One of the new features is a 16 cm thick plexiglass tube … Continue reading

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How simple maths can turn advertising into something surreal

Since coming to England (this time around) I’ve noticed a new chain of stores that I don’t remember seeing when I was here last: the Cash 4 Clothes stores. Basically, the concept is this: you take your old clothes to … Continue reading

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Pictures of Devon: Plymouth Naval Memorial

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On two separate occasions, I’v visited the Plymouth Naval Memorial on the Hoe. Once was on Remembrance Day and the other was more recent, on a beautiful, sunny day. Here are some of the pictures from those two days:

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I don’t know what he is. But I like it.

You’ve probably heard of the TED Talks. The videos of inspirational, thought provoking and sometimes also amusing talks given by ditto people. Now while Reggie Watts (sort of) fits the profile. He also doesn’t. He just doesn’t. Actually, you’d probably … Continue reading

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Six pictures from a Plymouth flyover

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I stopped on a Plymouth flyover on the way home yesterday and took six quick pictures of the view. Here is the result:

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