Finally posted picture of Le Mans
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Catching up with posting some shots to the site from the last year. Again, some of these are up on Flickr, but I’ve felt a bit insecure not having a back up, or at least being able to present them as a nice album.

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Cool, quick, insulated walls
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Just saw this amazing wall construction system called Beco WALLFORM on Grand Designs. You just build the walls with these lightweight polystyrene lego-like “bricks” and fill them with concrete. Then you end up with really strong, highly insulated walls. Amazing.

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211kb Empire Strikes Back
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175kb Starwars
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Kefalonian vacation
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Due to a disaster after upgrading JAlbum, the tool I use for creating my photo albums, I’ve had a bit of a delay posting photos to this site. Hasn’t stopped me on Flickr. Just this site. I’ve finally found a cool replacement album template to show these shots of Kefalonia. It’s in Flash, unfortunately, so

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Top 100 toys of the 70s and 80s
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TV Cream’s Top 100 Toys of the 70s and 80s is awesome. I recognize nearly everything here. Not sure if this is a UK centric list, though. I suspect so.

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Toasted Soldiers
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I was telling Shannon about Toasted Soldiers just the other day. Is this just a peculiarly English thing. Anyway, some obsessive has done the decent thing and developed a toastie soldier cutting machine. Perfect perferations every time.

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New Orleans lack of fact
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So, to recap. 1,000 people died in New Orleans, not 10,000. The looting and violence was no worse then normal. And now the we get this: floodwaters not as toxic to humans as previously thought, study says. This lack of accurate reporting at the time is a little disconcerting.

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Close up of Gus.
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Taken the day after Dexter was born.

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Dex in his crib
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This is Sarah and Karl’s new boy, Dexter. It was at least 5 days after this that we first saw hi eyes. Here he is having a gurgle.

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