Monthly Archives: July 2016

Omar’s Diary for 29th July 2016

    It has been quite a while since my last diary being posted but I have finally managed to exercise some leverage over Man Servant to exercise his patience and time to take some dictation. The deal I have … Continue reading

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One of the oldest professions in the world – for want of a shoe a horse was lost……

Well, probably not one of the oldest professions in the world as The Worshipful Company of Farriers based in London only dates back to 1356 when it was first formed as a ‘fellowship’.  Their records can only trace the nailing on of … Continue reading

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Summer House – processed with Prisma app — MARKOVICH PHOTO ART

A brilliant piece from the studio of Markovich Photo Art using a clever app……read on to find out more. By Alex Markovich. About Prisma app: “Prisma transforms your photos into artworks using the styles of famous artists: Munk, Picasso as … Continue reading

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Crayons Help Kids Learn the Periodic Table as They Color — MindMake Blog

My Modern Met – Sara Barnes There’s more than one way to memorize the elements on the Periodic table. You can turn them into a rousing game of Battleship or brighten up the pages of your favorite coloring book with … Continue reading

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Life lesson from a pair of pugs

Next to our car in the car park was a four wheel drive with the tailgate open.  The owner, presumably, was sitting on the tailgate holding two leads in his hand.  At the end of one lead was a light … Continue reading

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Architectural Folly saves Navigation Folly

  A couple of years ago I was on a yachting experience out of Lymington across to the Isle of Wight. On the return sector I took the helm under power and the skipper told me to choose a mark … Continue reading

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Unseen Britain – John Maine’s ‘Passage’ – Southampton

This installation by John Maine (RA) is located at the western end of Watts park approximately one hundred metres from the statue of Isaac Watts whose statue is framed in the distance by this piece. ‘Passage’ was installed in 1996 and gives … Continue reading

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