Monthly Archives: October 2008

“No legal restriction on taking photographs in public places”

So says Jacqui Smith, the Home Secretary. But, there is a big but. See Spyblog, the BJP  and The Register. (Don’t miss the El Reg article comments). Meanwhile, the Plod demonstrate why they are in need on guidance. Schoolboy terrorists in Cheam, … Continue reading

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South Lakes Wild Animal Park

This is a small zoo in the Lake District, visited by Karen and David yesterday, along with David’s Cousin. (I was at work!) Ring tailed Lemurs had the run of the park and the strapline for the place is the … Continue reading

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Flickering Shadows

Somewhere in the house, I have a rather poor set of disposable camera shots taken on my trip to Salalah in Oman mentioned yesterday. It is an oasis in the middle of the desert and a lasting memory is of … Continue reading

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Large screens

I spent a few minutes browsing in Currys White Rose on Saturday, waiting for Karen to return from the Opticians. The back third of the store was given over to large screen TVs and it was interesting to note the … Continue reading

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Pomp and Circumstance

We had a family trip to the Morley Proms Concert on Saturday night. In some ways it was a bit amateurish as some of the musicians were still arriving five minutes before the show was due and the dignitaries were … Continue reading

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