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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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As if the age we live in now…….

hasn’t enough #selfies# I include the use of my cyber nomer MOS with some acronyms that may be apt or not. MOS Moment of SilenceMOS Measure of SuccessMOSMade of SteelMOS Military MOS Microsoft Office Specialist MOS Mean Opinion Score MoS Ministry … Continue reading

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SUPERFINE 289

    This F-4E is 1966 vintage though the first Phantom was developed through the fifties into many series.  I’m the all weathered superhot Irish December 1955 vintage human here.  I got to sit in this F-4 which grants one … Continue reading

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Los Angeles from Felipe de Neve to Plácido Domingo

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Hel lo

    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

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Too early…

9 AM. on a Saturday morning.  WTF? This page is turning into a literary form I dislike; a diary. Anyhow just for now, here goes….. All the good people I have known are dead, with some exceptions. While most of the peevish … Continue reading

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IMPRESSIVE! the technology in the background as well ;-)

    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

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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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Are you ready for your close-up? We’re lighting the candle of the lowest bidder!

 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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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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Have said it elsewhere but it bears repeating……..

Avoid media!   Or specifically that which passes for such locally, the Medi O’ Crity from deluded egos for lost souls here on a  damp little island off western Europe. A toxic commercial blend where vapid, witless,  insincere, acquisitive types vie for ratings and … Continue reading

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Herz der Europa, Deutschland

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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

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IN THE DISTRICT OF C, WASHINGTON.

  Who said Hollywood Boulevard? Please leave! I’m actually on the east, or right coast as they say, in the District of Columbia. My size 9 is at the virtual center or centre of western power under the Dome of … Continue reading

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At 39B…again!

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