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STRAIGHT OUTTA YORKSHIRE hat

STRAIGHT OUTTA YORKSHIRE hat

Such a hectic day. When today started (first activity, a lap of The Stray, wi’ dog) I didn’t envisage a full blown busy one. It has been though – in quite a good way. One of my fave things about today was acquiring a new lucky bonnet. Straight Outta Yorkshire. I’m not 100% sure why I like this so much,… Read more →

Generation D

Generation D

I received a belated birthday present this morning. A National Semiconductors’ Digital NOVUS LED Watch. I absolutely love it to bits. When these came out – 40 years ago, when I was born (the model I’ve been bought is a ’73 – just like me) they would have been an incredible technology to behold – these were the very first… Read more →

Ron “Typewriter” Mingo

Ron “Typewriter” Mingo

I’m in awe of this guy. As well as MC Hammer’s baseball coach, he’s was a pro baseball player, an American footballer, boxer and George Foreman’s sparring partner. His main claim to fame though (as if the MC Hammer connection wasn’t enough), is that he was a Guinness World Record holder of “The fastest typist on a manual typewriter”, measured at 168… Read more →

Optical Illusion extraordinaire

Optical Illusion extraordinaire

I’ve seen my fair share of optical illusions before. I’ve not seen one as good as this for a while though.. This is a static image – it’s not animated in any way. That’s your head doing that, that is.  

Riverside walk

Riverside walk, originally uploaded by DragonDrop. A weekend of contrasts – Eirene and I had been out to a Festival warm up party on the Friday evening (the festy in question is DragonGate 2012 – no doubt more on that to follow). Much fun was had at this till the wee hours on Saturday – when I remembered I had… Read more →