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An old dingy in the middle of a giant dry field


Squeeee first: I’ve just started readingĀ Persistence: All Ways Butch and Femme edited by Ivan E. Coyote and Zena Sharman and my queer heart is exploding with emotions! 98 more words

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SoundCloud saved by emergency funding as CEO steps aside

(Source: techcrunch.com)

SoundCloud has just closed the necessary funding round to keep the struggling music service afloat. CEO Alex Ljung will step aside though remain chairman as former Vimeo CEO Kerry Trainor replaces him. 756 more words


The South Bank Lion

I have never understood what is up with the South Bank Lion. His expression is … risible. This is not a naturalistic sculpture. I have never seen a lion with a face like this. 42 more words

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The London Eye

Here is the aforementioned London Eye, which is an hideous abomination that should be demolished.

Naturally, it is the most popular commercial tourist attraction in Britain, because people are pitifully stupid and deserve only contempt. 12 more words

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The ever-fabulous Scary Mommy made a list of inspiring books for moms who need a pick-me-up. My essay is in #4! That’s a personal pick-me-up! 27 more words


Ashford Antiques

Found a nice little antiques shop nearby. Packed to the gunwales with nice old stuff. You’d never see some of this gear in Australia.

This fellow has been relegated to mere statuary: 26 more words

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