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Knowledge pursues me but I am faster.......

If you can’t dazzle them with brilliance, then baffle them with bullshit.......

.......One day, we will look back on this, laugh nervously, and change the subject…

Only in our dreams are we free. The rest of the time we need wages.



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Big ones for Sprocket and Kel ....

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..... hugs all round .....

....... the cat is our cat Trip, living up to his name ....
23rd Feb 2008, 21:41   | tags:comments (8)

All things Brighton beautiful ...

Went to Brighton today for the model engineer's show ..... beautiful day .... bright blue sky and sunshine .... bit of shopping in the Lanes, nice long walk along the front and the pier .... I took some pics :)..... but Dave took more ....

1. Intriguing ....

2. Brighton breezy ....

3. Brighton shiny .... (reflection shot)

4. For Sprocket ... Choccywoccydoodah ...

5. And yet again, for Sprocket .... Choccywoccy Boudoir ...

6. erm, well he was enjoying himself, to be shore, to be shore ....

7. Brighton 'beech' .... some of the drift wood from the sunken cargo ship ....
16th Feb 2008, 22:40   comments (21)

Journey to the centre of the universe ....

This weekend Dave and I went up to Leeds for a short weekend break, and yes I took some photos :) ..... Dave however took a lot more ......

1, 2 and 3. Breaking the Rules exhibition at the British Library ..... we stopped in on this before taking the train from King's Cross.

4 and 5. Reflections (from a walk along the canal and the river)

6. The (revamped) Corn Exchange

7. Spiderbaby and Crickson's farewell drinks party at the Vic with the lovely Ninjacodevicar :)
10th Feb 2008, 19:19   comments (17)

Yay!

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Well, where to begin ..... firstly a big thank you to Joker :) ...... when I got home from work today there was a little parcel waiting for me ..... it was the prototype of a book of my first 100 moblog cartoons ..... I knew it was coming but when I got it, and I actually got to see it for real, I must say it brought a big smile to my face (and after a long stressful Monday at work, that was most welcome) ..... I am so indebited to Joker for doing this, I would never have had the time or the confidence to do it myself ..... tomorrow I am going to take it into work and show it to Jenny (Alex's mum) ..... for those new to the blog, Alex (neutropenicalex from the blog) was the son of my friend Jenny. It was Alex that brought me to the blog, he started his own blog when he first went into hospital for a bone marrow transplant, sadly less than a year later he died. But, hey, Alex was such a lovely upbeat lad who really loved the blog and was very appreciative of all the support that it gave him that I know a book of cartoons dedicated to him and designed to raise money for ELF would have met with his approval :)
5th Feb 2008, 18:22   | tags:comments (16)

Crickson and Spiderbaby .......

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Crickson and Spiderbaby,
A lovely Moblog pair,
Are leaving for the states
(I hope they'll be happy there)

From gin and jaffa cakes
And beer and yorkshires pies
To radioactive Froot Loops
Clam chowder and french fries.

Crossing the atlantic,
A goody bag and freakdog,
The love and the best wishes
Of all here on the blog :)
1st Feb 2008, 16:07   | tags:comments (15)

Last band plus Bird's Custard ...

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Last of the band series ...... plus 'Bird's Custard' in situ ..... My kitchen table is not usually so bare .... and that rail usually has kitchen utensils hanging from it (plus various other dangly things) .... I took the opportunity of doing a quick clean up before hanging the work of art ....... it has been much admired :)
25th Jan 2008, 20:57   | tags:comments (33)

A Lovely Lanky Leeds Lad ....

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A lovely lanky Leeds lad
Forged from this fine metal,
Makes the name of a band,
I'm sure are in fine fettle ......

Well ... I hope they are still going strong ... OK, can you name the band and name the album ...
22nd Jan 2008, 20:27   | tags:comments (14)

Beth: Delivered safe and sound :)

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Have had a real Moblogging weekend :)
Saturday went up to Cambridge and met up with Geodyne and various other Mobloggers ...... today (Sunday) I met (albeit very briefly) with Ninjacodemonkey (another lovely member of the Leeds Crew) who very kindly delivered Beth's 'Bird's Custard' artwork to me (safe and sound)......
20th Jan 2008, 19:10   | tags:comments (19)