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Friday Favorites

1// Luke Willson, Tight End for the Seahawks, paid a surprise visit to Apptio last week for Blue Friday! He spoke to our company, signed autographs, and took photos for the afternoon and couldn’t have been nicer- just a normal guy like the rest of us (well, almost). 188 more words

Friday Favorites

Industrial-strength infatuation

I have an infatuation with old industrial complexes and the beasts they have spawned over the last century. Steam trains, military vehicles, derelict processing plants… 236 more words

Retired - Friday Fictioneers

Here’s this week’s offering. Other stories are on the way, just dealing with a lot more stress and recover  from said stress than I wish to divulge… 132 more words

Friday Fictioneers

Inquest Ordered Into Fatal Shooting In Seattle

SEATTLE (AP) — The King County executive has ordered an inquest into July’s fatal shooting of a man by Seattle police.

Larry Flynn was shot during a confrontation with officers at Gas Works park July 30. 97 more words


The Gas Holder

The East Greenwich Gas Works of the South Metropolitan Gas Company was the last gas works to be built in London, and the most modern. Originally manufacturing town gas from coal brought in by river and exporting coke and chemicals, the plant was adapted to produce gas from oil in the 1960s. 124 more words

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Gallions Reach Shopping Park

11 / 26 January 2014

Gallions Reach Shopping Park opened in winter 2003 on what was the site of Europe’s largest gas works at Beckton. Gallions Reach is also one of the sites for a proposed new East London river crossing. 136 more words