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1970’s. Before Mir and the ISS.

Apollo Soyuz.  This is a  display at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. shows the docked  configuration with the restored Apollo Command and Service Module used for testing prior to the mission the back-up, land a model of … Continue reading

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LIGHT on some HISTORY

1947 vintage over 1955 in 2007.  Time flies!

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Reno to Las Vegas

I must find time to upload shots from the Reno to Las Vegas flight . Here’s a map to stop you from fidgeting in anticipation!      I see from this LV tourist map that here is a Berlin -I Park and further north the … Continue reading

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ABROAD THOUGHTS FROM HOME

   Corporate Jolly brings YOU off your Trolly Why did they get rid of trams in Dublin, and 50 years later re-introduce it, and then with as much ‘join up’ as in the thinking.  Besides being ‘Oirish’ that is?   I ‘ll … Continue reading

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One Of The Better Uses Of Cyberspace

this is one of many…….     http://www.spaceandmotion.com/Physics-Albert-Einstein-Theory-Relativity.htm   Karene’s site is one of the better uses of cyberspace. There is something for all tastes in a concise and useful layout.   We take a pause for a word from one … Continue reading

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Pride came before the fall.

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Some years ago, I was frustrated that no credit was ever given to the achievements of the Irish apart from a talent for talking and drinking.  As I said to a boss I had in London ca.1978  ‘not all of us-not all the … Continue reading

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She’s a restless spirit on an endless flight…

re:      http://www.nfb.ca/film/burning_times If Hollywood ‘gets wind of it’-they quite possibly would entitle it ” Hot Girls!”-the truth hurts” Avoid the Cornish propensity to dance ‘merrily’ though!

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Documentaries meant for you!

 A little exhortation for these titles …….   http://documentarystorm.com/the-2nd-assassination-of-jfk/ http://documentarystorm.com/the-bridge/ http://documentarystorm.com/woody-allen-wild-man-blues/ http://documentarystorm.com/mary-roach-10-things-you-didnt-know-about-orgasm/ http://documentarystorm.com/the-worlds-greatest-money-maker-warren-buffett/ http://documentaryheaven.com/the-vice-guide-to-travel-north-korea/   Not overlooking the gravitas of that last one, there is one facet of North Korea that is very appealing.  The women of PRNK are radiant!  They also manage to retain the art of … Continue reading

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