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El Cortez, Apple, Marketplace, Snows

The historic El Cortez Hotel closed escrow today with a purchase price of $2,175,000.  That works out to about $19,000 per room or $53/SF.  The sale includes the vacant lots at 244 and 490 W 2nd Street.  307 more words

Great Western July 22 and Maryse Smith July 29 at Radio Bean

I had a good time seeing music the last two Tuesday nights. On Tuesday July 22, I got out of work at 8, stopped at home for a bit, then headed down to Radio Bean. 386 more words

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Dawlish random numbers

Network Rail has provided transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin with its West of Exeter Route Resilience Study, which was established following the storm damage at Dawlish earlier this year. 884 more words

Great Britain

Ben puts his Best foot forward at harvest

BEN Thomson started harvesting, and contract harvesting, when he turned 18.

And he’s still doing it even though he’s “bloody nearly 50”. 536 more words


BLOG: Morning News Rewind - June 26

On today’s Morning News, Jessica finds out what’s happening at the YMCA this summer and meets Lucy, a friendly dog up for adoption at Saskatoon SPCA, Kevin finds out how an organization is hoping to get everyone wearing helmets when riding ATVs and finds out why Boston is the place to visit while Melissa gets a taste of a new ginger lager. 571 more words


Rodeo, Great Western, Victoria

A hapless rider parts company with his mount with them both seeming to be going in opposite directions. Taken at the Great Western Good Friday Rodeo.

Wednesday, 25th June 2014

Some notes towards welcome-aboard spieling on the Great Western Railway:

  • Stop telling me the name of the train operating company. I don’t care. Trains are an inappropriate arena for the free market precisely because there is never the opportunity to exercise consumer choice.
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