Monthly Archives: January 2014

Potential Landmark panel

Around Easter the photo society has an exhibition at the Landmark, in Teddington. Members of the society get quite a few square feet of space to fill. The norm is half-a-dozen photos on 40 cm by 50 cm mounts. Club … Continue reading

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Classic Crock Repost: “What We Knew in 82”

Originally posted on Climate Denial Crock of the Week:
Mike MacCracken was the first “real” climate scientist that I got to know, who started answering my questions, pointing things out to me, and introducing me to other folks. Dr. MacCracken…

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Malaysian Christmas Holiday – Georgetown

See also Kuala Lumpur and Cameron Highlands and Belum Rainforest. We had a pleasant enough five hour drive from Belum to Georgetown. Our driver wasn’t aggressive, at least by local standards. It wasn’t until we approached the Penang Bridge to take us to … Continue reading

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Malaysian Christmas holiday – Cameron Highlands and Belum Rainforest

See also Kuala Lumpur and Georgetown. We had booked an Express Bus to take us from KL to the Strawberry Park Resort in the Cameron Highlands. Then we decided to take a taxi. With hindsight, bus is best – and there it shall … Continue reading

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Extreme Weather Impacts Accelerating

Originally posted on Climate Denial Crock of the Week:
WeatherUnderground: Earth set a new record for billion-dollar weather disasters in 2013 with 41, said insurance broker Aon Benfield in their Annual Global Climate and Catastrophe Report issued this week. Despite the record…

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Mil-spec dog ball

Don’t get me wrong, our Elmo is a lovely, affectionate chap. We’ve never had even a whiff of a problem with him and other dogs or people. However, as a bull breed (mongrel), he does take out his aggression on … Continue reading

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Attend a monochrome class, submit colour photos

A few months ago Andy Beel spoke at our photo society. Andy is renowned for his black and white images. His images are mostly black. A few members thought attending one of his two workshops would be worthwhile. Helen Sterne manfully … Continue reading

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