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atop a hill overlooking Kendal since 1847 a man in a fisherman's sweater, flatcap and ratty old field-bag rain or shine discordant symphony of aging tannoys pending arrival 12:17 from Euston Station London assortment of raven colored taxis parked half on the sidewalk half in the lane some with fares booked others hopeful final horn warning of arrival Brit Rail Mark III coming to rest an electric hum the heartbeat of modern travel slipping away from the station heading north for Edinburgh, black umbrella, calling points Carlisle, Lockerbie, Haymarket it didn't really matter
Today’s guest picture comes from my brother Andrew. I like canals and bridges and his picture of the Trent and Mersey Canal has both.
It was a very cool and windy day today, with not a drop of sunshine to brighten things up at all so I was more than pleased to welcome Dropscone round for scones and coffee. 410 more words
Call me naive, but the tale of how Adelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi was bought and sold for British oil is shocking, not just because of the cynical avarice of the UK government but the fact the SNP government appears to have wanted a piece of the action. 688 more words
Barack Obama says Libya was ‘worst mistake’ of his presidency
Greg Lance – Watkins
it is hard, if not impossible, to disagree with Obama’s feelings regardimng his folly in Libya which together with the shamefull actions of David Cameron & cronies led to the gratuitous murder of Murmar Gaddaffi and the destabilisation of the region that continues to date. 1,570 more words