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iPhone #marchechomeurs2013

Getting away from the old routine can be hard work but can also be the source of new ideas. It was while I was working as a volunteer, taking photos and making videos with an iPhone, that I came up … Continue reading

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Say fromage!…

Say fromage!…, originally uploaded by Leighton Cooke. …and Happy Birthday Sputnik. Today I caught a few rays of autumn sun in the garden which put a nice cheesy smile on my face. After my musings yesterday I was amused by … Continue reading

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Dallas, Texas, 22 November, 1963…

…It was two days after my mother’s birthday and we were having supper when the BBC interuppted a TV programme to announce that John F. Kennedy had been shot. It was the end of my fragile age of political innocence … Continue reading

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Telstar…

…Launched in 1962 Telstar was the first active communications satellite , and the first satellite designed to transmit telephone and high-speed data communications. It was also the title of the first single I ever bought, by a band called the … Continue reading

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