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Check these photos out – from an island off Japan that was evacuated in 1974. Reminds me a lot of the photo story that I blogged a while ago about the ghost towns in the Chernobyl exclusion zone…Check out these photos : http://www.ne.jp/asahi/saiga/yuji/gallary/gunsu/gunsu-html/01.html A colour set by someone else here : http://flickr.com/photos/origamikid/sets/72057594136609735/ the prologue story can be read here :… Read more →

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This booze offer looks too good to be true – 40% off from Threshers for first 2 weeks in December.. coupon / story here : http://www.gapingvoid.com/Moveable_Type/archives/003466.html

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Fellow friends what blog are often getting it in the neck from me if they leave blogging gaps. I am guilty of this at the moment what with one thing and another for which offer my apologies. The most exciting thing I did last weekend was cook Brown Widsor Soup with horseradish dumplings followed by Saturday Fish Pie. The most… Read more →

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Fellow friends what blog are often getting it in the neck from me if they leave blogging gaps. I am guilty of this at the moment what with one thing and another for which I apologies. The most exciting thing I did last weekend was cook Brown Widsor Soup with horseradish dumplings followed by Saturday Fish Pie. The most exciting… Read more →

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Got a new toy Saturday. A Pentax W20 waterproof camera. Messed about with it in the bath :this is Eirene’s hand breaking the surface shot from below with flash.Went to Blackpool Saturday, waste of time. Not only was the drive over terrible due to torrential down pour of rain but the whole reason we went there was the see the… Read more →

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A bumper month for Adventure Shirt subs – from New York to Far East, from a high tech wind farm installation ship to a smugglers ship wreck and a Glastonbury Tor thrown in for good measure.. many thanks to everyone and most recently jimmytofu for sending this in:Click this for more>>

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out, originally uploaded by DragonDrop. funny night last night at FIRE. Some bloke set fire to himself and all sorts. – the set of photos is here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/dragondrop/sets/72157594363279485/ Fireworks on the Stray were cool.

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Great week away. The first outing was to see what is reportedly one of the best panoramic views in the country – from the top of Glastonbury Tor. We were not disappointed. A stunning view.On Monday we set off to the Eden Project. It’s the furthest point we got to on our 1200 mile round trip journey and it was… Read more →

Tintagel

Tintagel, originally uploaded by DragonDrop. Tintagel Island. Cornwall. Amazing place.

Glastonbury Tor

Glastonbury Tor, originally uploaded by DragonDrop. Up the top of Glastonbury Tor. The view from here is incredible. 360 deg panorama, at least 20 miles in every direction. Superb warm sunny day, its around 19deg C or more. Think were going to chill for a bit here thn find some food.

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At first light today we set off on a bearing of South West. 2 stops and about 5 hours later we arrived at a beautiful little 17th Century cottage near the village of Oake in Somerset. Exposed beams, inglenook fire, cob wall construction… a gem of a place hidden away in the epitemy of backwater.Met the owners, really welcoming family…. Read more →

Mixed bag

Mixed bag weekend due to the terrible show from the English bid to get anywhere in the cricket. Quite a good day non the less, it was a friends birthday and he’d asked a few cricket heads to share his special day whilst watching the match. Bloody Marys for breakfast set the tone. After the cricket, we had a game… Read more →