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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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Marche Chômeurs 2013 Video of the arrival in Paris. It was a day I will never forget.

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Out of the Tunnel…

…Today I found a copy of Rachel’s book in Waterstone’s in Amsterdam. Even if you already know the story this book is still remarkable. Once you start you can’t put it down. Rachel likes to say dammit just like Manon. … Continue reading

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Good vibrations…mea culpa…

…or Catch 22 for dummies. When the Beach Boys brought out the surfers’ sound in the sixties our MP3 player was the humble transistor radio, then the ultimate in portable music technology. Growing up in Cardiff the beach was not … Continue reading

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10/11 on Blair gone before July…

…as Ladbrokes is not rating the poodle’s chances of survival very high. Is it any wonder? Scotland Yard is closing in at the same time that America sends another aircraft carrier to the Gulf. Exxon and Shell have just announced … Continue reading

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“His death must have been virtually instantaneous”…

…claims the BBC’s John Simpson. Yet “When cerebral circulation is severely compromised by any mechanism, arterial or venous, death occurs over four or more minutes from cerebral hypoxia, although the heart may continue to beat for some period after the … Continue reading

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