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  • 29 May 2008

Achievement: posted my 200th photograph on flickr (well, not really an “achievement” given that I joined in 2005!) BUT The Catch: Free account apparently only lets you show off the last 200 photographs uploaded AND it suggests I should upgrade! So: I’m gonna weigh the costs vs benefits of spending a couple of dollars a...

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  • 29 May 2008

I think it should have come about 7 years earlier – but better late than never. Headlines everywhere are that the Himalayan nation has voted to become the newest republic ending 240 years of monarchy. But I particularly liked the following headline on the BBC WorldService Radio at 03:00 GMT – Nepalese decide to get...

I’m typing these lines at the Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam, ((As you can see I am posting it a couple of days later. I had wanted to post it from the airport but a 5 Euro per hour internet put me off!)) and not surprisingly its raining outside – coming after a couple of weeks...

The Wait People are already in a holiday mood. It’s 4:30 am and they are waiting for their flights with a couple of pints of lager already in them and a pint in front of them. Their destination – Ibiza or Amsterdam or Vienna, and it wouldn’t surprise me if they needed help getting on...