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Originally from the UK, I am currently living with Spiderbaby in the sub-arctic city of Umeå in the north of Sweden.

Currently I am working part-time on a research project at Norrlands universitetssjukhus while studying Swedish. In addition I am trying to make my photography hobby pay by making some of my images available to buy from twenty20 or from me directly.

There are now over ten years of photographs on my blog! It all started with a photograph I took on the 1st of May 2004... It's been a wonderful journey, thank you all who have shared it with me, and made this blogging community one I keep coming back to!

Interesting things I read recently:

"Only one in five people born [in the UK] since 1975 believes in God".
Source: Prof David Voas, University of Essex

"For every dollar invested in the Human Genome project, $141 was returned to the US economy". Francis Collins, NIH
Source: New Scientist 27 July 2013.

I am Pavlovs_dog on PSN and would be happy to link up with PS3-owning mobloggers : )

Too Much Information: The first album I ever bought was the Fraggle Rock soundtrack. Pretty cool, eh? I was only 16 : )

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FrootLoops: EU vs. US, the battle of the breakfasts

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A comparison between FrootLoops sourced from different sides of the Atlantic reveal the surprising absence of the beloved blue loop. The blue loop is generally acknowledged by connoisseurs to be the greatest and most tasty of loops. Even the logo on the box is affected by this travesty, with the purple loop having to fill-in for its missing brother. This deplorable situation seriously degrades the visual appeal of the box. Note also the flabby, over-large appearance of the EU loop, in contrast to the smaller but perfectly-formed all-American loop.

The differences between European and American FrootLoops are stark. It is quite clear that the poor European is being denied access to the best loops by unaccountable Eurocrats, only interested in lining their own nests with money and blue-flavoured loops.

We all know that our politicians are like pigs at the trough, and now we know what it is that they are scoffing! Brothers and sisters it is time for action! We must march on Brussels and demand our rights, our liberty, and our little blue loops!

A Spiderbaby in the wild

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Peak district

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Mostly mossy

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Daffodils in Colchester Castle grounds

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Umeå street lights

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The march of the tiny Easter chicks

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I find them a bit sinister in all honesty. I think it's their mad staring eyes.
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Angels in Umeå

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