Daily Archives: July 27, 2012

London’s Roads Can Be a Danger For Cyclists

Thanks to ‘buddyhell’ for reminding me of the fragility with which we all live daily. http://buddyhell.wordpress.com/2012/07/25/cyclists-check-your-road-position-at-junctions/ London’s Ghost Bikes http://www.standard.co.uk/lifestyle/ghost-bikes-make-a-fitting-memorial-in-london-6392395.html I also agree with this blogger about the lack of adequate cycle lanes juxtaposed with the huge promotion of cycling … Continue reading

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Australian Mens’ 4 X 100 Relay Team Plus a Couple of Spares.

Photo taken at Manly Beach Sydney. QUOTE The Australian Team is spearheaded by Port Macquarie’s James Magnussen. ‘The Missile’ has many shots at gold. He enters the 4x100m freestyle relay and 100m freestyle as the reigning World Champion and eyes … Continue reading

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Blogger Sets Out Basic Rules for Visit to UK

PommeinHobart27 July 2012 6:08AM “We commend to you the list in full. Tips include: WHEN IN DOUBT, QUEUE DRIVE ON THE LEFT, STAND ON THE RIGHT GET A ROUND IN.” Given Mitt’s track record perhaps you should make clear the … Continue reading

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Guardian Reader Bites Back

And THAT was quick on the draw. vankirby27 July 2012 10:36AM It might not work as well with the online version, you’ll just get your computer dirty. jar959 27 July 2012 10:33AM ‘So this is the British version of a liberal … Continue reading

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Steve Bell Cartoon Causing Interesting Comment

My own interest has always been in the mascots Mandeville and Wenlock and why these were chosen.  However, the cartoon has a lot in it.  The characters are said to be dressed in Bullingdon Attire and there’s that Rainbow again.  … Continue reading

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Is Leisel Jones Able to Get Into Her Swim Suit?

Despite the worries some Australians are having about Leisel’s ability to get into that suit and do what she has to do, it looks as though things are not that bad. Where did this rumour start?  Possibly not helped by … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney Picking Up Some Ire/Brownie Points While In Town

JeffEnglishAuthor27 July 2012 7:17AM The story going around Washington is that Mitt went over to see Dave because he’d heard that in Britain you can become head of government without ever winning an election, without having any experience of government … Continue reading

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