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
The thought had passed my mind to re-enact a slice of ‘Five Easy Pieces’. “I’d like an omelet, plain, and a chicken salad sandwich on wheat toast, no mayonnaise, no butter, no lettuce. And a cup of coffee.” Waitress: chicken … Continue reading
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here in 1968. Now a Warsaw Pact tank track painted in peaceful lilac lie around for the curious visitor. Art out-stallation and great recycling. Or is it a mulberry colour? Historically more accurate, Soviet Russia had their Soviet satellite armies invaded. I was … Continue reading
I have been asked as to the reason for the eponymous title. Best explained by a passage of a parable, “no man, when he hath lighted a lamp, covereth it with a vessel, or putteth it under a bed; but … Continue reading
Did you ever have an unsettling feeling that society is not as it ought to be. I have said before and it stands repeating that “many people put Descartes before the horse” René Descartes, back in the day, mouthed “je pense, … Continue reading
It has taken 55 years to drop into RC Central, or Roma. Initially last year and then again in 2013 for a few days. I had being around most of Europe in the 1970’s but only in a ‘ 13 day-pitch your … Continue reading
to some PRESSING issues, I have had less time lately to impart wisdom here. I will revert soon to my hand-written notes and in no time at all, a wave if not a tsunami of ‘stuff’- will come your way!
Shooting dangerous bipedal idiots is not legal? What? I listen to the National airways for a few minutes every month by podcast. It’s a useful device to experience torture in small packets. Lo and behold another batch of Oirish chatterati were speaking about bankers half a decade after the … Continue reading
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Vive la différence! A pervasive cliché in the gender war game has been that men have more spatial awareness; single focus; interest in sports; need for statistics, and mechanical aptitude; while women are swayed by shoes, chocolate, babies, possibly yogurt; but shopping in … Continue reading
A few klics short of 1400 kilometres south of DC to…….. Cape Canaveral, Fla. Saturn 1 older brother of Saturn 5 Saturn 1’s first stage gathering of 8 H-1 old engines or “Cluster’s … Continue reading
It may look like a field in County Limerick, Kerry or Tipperary (Regio Parentibus Meis) but it’s actually a slightly more humid green patch a few yards from……… images: google Still not sure? Clue 15 or 33? OK? … Continue reading
The impressions of the US which induced feelings of wonder must be reasonably counterbalanced now with some analysis http://metanoia-films.org/the-power-principle/ or as I see it now “We may bomb you back to the lower paleolithic age but we’ll send you our very latest film stars … Continue reading
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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This technology monitored the lighting of a virtual bomb under the willing. images/text Copyright © MOSAherne 2013 · All Rights Reserved Some decades later…….. pre-flight checks THIS IS AS CLOSE AS ONE CAN GET … Continue reading
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Germany is fascinating. We’re outside the Adler Café in Berlin. Had I been wearing a trench coat and a monocle I wouldn’t have been out of place. The building was tangibly and authentically Berlin as much as the neighbouring tourist shops … Continue reading
the Irish will ever experience ……. is one which follows the Laws of Physics and least of all democratic politics Pic. from ISS. credit: NASA/ESA. text. Copyright MOSAherne 2013. All Rights Reserved.
You may have noticed that there are a lot of mug-shots of yours truly on all platforms. This could leave me open to accusations of rampant egoism. Now give me some credit. The first ‘selfies’ required amazing dexterity. There is … Continue reading